[mythtv-users] HD TV Out Video Card Options?

Joe Maldonado joe.maldonado at gmail.com
Mon Mar 19 16:13:22 UTC 2007


Hello All,

For my 2c I have an ATI X800 which has the component (VIVO) output, while
I'm currently using the DVI port to my TV's HDMI port I can see 1080i as
clear as if it came from the source so far...

For cables and converters though give www.monoprice.com a shot

Joe

On 3/19/07, Mark Bell <markb at pilgrim.com> wrote:
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org [mailto:mythtv-users-
> > bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Henry A Harper III
> > Sent: Sunday, March 18, 2007 11:49 PM
> > To: Discussion about mythtv
> > Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] HD TV Out Video Card Options?
> >
> >
> > > Mark Bell wrote:
> > > >
> > > > Can anyone give me any input on a decent PCIEx16 or PCIEx4 video
> card
> > > > for mythtv .20
> > > >
> > > > I will need to output to a HD Monitor via Component somehow and a
> PC
> > > > LCD via DVI or VGA
> > > >
> > > > New motherboard does not have an AGP slot and onboard video is
> Intel
> > > > GMA X3000
> > > >
> > > > Thanks
> > > >
> > > >
> > > I am curently using a FX5200 with a home-made vga to RGBHV converter
> > > (Basically component but with the H and V sync signals broken out to
> > > their own input) to output 480p and 1080i on a Philips HD monitor.
> > > Picture looks great and the card has no problems outputting the
> signal.
> > > Since you are looking for component, you will need a model that has
> a
> > > converter dongle. Your video card is not going to be the bottleneck
> as
> > > long as it has hardware MPEG decoders so pick the one that provides
> the
> > > outputs you need. Be sure to pick a fanless model if sound level is
> an
> > > issue.
> > > ====
> > > Thanks
> > > I don't need the H, V just the RGB
> > > I do have a VGA to RGB adapter cable but cannot get it to work
> > > with my 5200. Should this cable work with the right xorg config
> >
> > I have an Asus 7600GS PCIe16 (fanless) working just great on 1080i via
> > component-out dongle to my CRT RPTV w/recent (9746) nvidia binary
> driver.
> > Had a very unsuccessful time last August trying to get a VGA-RGBHV
> > breakout
> > cable to work w/ the TV and fiddling with modelines. What worked was
> the
> > Option "TVStandard" "HD1080i" and let the TV-encoder worry about the
> > modeline. The 7600 is considered overkill here but I was in a "better
> safe
> > than sorry" mode trying to get my first myth box working before the
> fall
> > TV
> > shows started. I just barely made it and have been watching way too
> much
> > TV
> > ever since, thanks to the mythtv developers (before myth I had a
> > HD-DirecTivo).
> >
> >
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> [Mark Bell]
>
> Thanks Henry,
>
> That's what I needed to hear.
>
> Mark
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Joe Maldonado
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