[mythtv-users] Questions about Hauppauge HD-PVR (1212)
allen.edwards at oldpaloalto.com
Thu Jul 3 14:42:18 UTC 2008
Richard Woelk wrote:
>> Thanks to those who suggested the split on the component out. I'll
>> have to look around for the appropriate cables and splitters.
> I wouldn't use simple RCA splitters on video, it would be better to use
> a distribution amp. Video is a bit like RF in that the cables need to be
> impedance matched and terminated properly. TVs and other devices usually
> have terminators inside.
> If you use a passive cable splitter, then the output device sees two
> terminators in parallel, which puts more load on it.
> It isn't going to hurt anything, you'll just get poorer quality video.
> - Richard
I use one of these:
If you are going to use a passive split, keep the leads as short as
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