[mythtv-users] Running Game Console and Need Help
kuphal at dls.net
Wed Apr 4 18:53:22 UTC 2007
Carl Fongheiser wrote:
> On 4/4/07, *Rich West* <Rich.West at wesmo.com
> <mailto:Rich.West at wesmo.com>> wrote:
> I'm assuming your TV doesn't have additional inputs... Rather than
> buying a cheap framegrabber card, just buy an even cheaper A/B switch
> box. The minor inconvenience it may cause to have you perform the
> manual step of flipping the switch when you want to use the PS2 is
> worth the overall gaming experience.
> The OP said he doesn't have a TV.
> By design, frame grabber cards, regardless of what brand, always add a
> bit of a delay. Some more than others, but it is still a delay. A
> PVR-150's delay is pretty hefty.
> A BT848/878-style frame grabber adds virtually no delay at all. It's
> the software that adds the delay. Depending on how you use xawtv (as
> an example), you can make that delay pretty much undetectable.
It that case, don't spend the money on the card, but buy a AV to VGA adapter
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