[mythtv-users] A/V Receivers & MythTv
myth at dermanouelian.com
Fri Apr 18 16:33:34 UTC 2008
On Apr 18, 2008, at 7:06 AM, Andrew Close wrote:
> you guys/gals that have Myth hooked up through an AVR, do you run your
> video through the receiver as well as the audio? or directly to the
> i'm curious because many of the newer receivers, even some budget
> receivers, now have video processors built into them that do a decent
> job of upscaling/converting/formatting. looking at the mid-range
> Denons and Onkyos, they all have pretty decent video processors in
> them. they do a very nice job of upscaling DVD and SD video and some
> can even cherry pick which signals get upscaled.
> i know that Myth can do scaling too. just wondering if it is as good
> as a dedicated HW video processor. and i'm also wondering if it's
> possible to run Myth's output through a dedicated video processor.
Your video card will almost certainly do a better job of scaling than
your receiver. You called it a "dedicated HW video processor". It's
actually a dedicated HW audio processor with some video capability
added on. Your video card is a dedicated HW video processor.
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