[mythtv-users] New to mythtv, need help
bill_chris at earthlink.net
Fri Jan 27 03:54:52 UTC 2006
On Thu, 2006-01-26 at 22:49 -0500, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> On 01/26/2006 10:29 PM, Bill Baker wrote:
> > On Thu, 2006-01-26 at 13:04 -0800, G S wrote:
> >> I don't quite understand how you have your PVR-350 hooked up to your
> >> tv. I'm assuming you're using a video out from your video card to the
> >> TV screen. If this is so, I'm not sure exactly how you would set that
> >> up. My recommendation is to just run xorg off the PVR-350's S-video
> >> out. That's the way I have mine setup and there's instructions for it
> >> in the Fedora Mythtv guide.
> > So I shouldn't use the red, white and yellow cables and just use the
> > S-video adapter? Or should I use the S-video adapter in addition to the
> > red, white and yellow cables?
> Red and white cables are audio, yellow is composite video. Therefore,
> you probably want red, white, and S-Video.
So I want to unplug just the yellow cable and plug in an S-video cable?
Would that make a difference, since I can actually get a TV recording by
typing "cat /dev/video0 >/video/recording/temp_capture.mpg" and playing
it back with mplayer? What are the advantages of S-video compared to
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