[mythtv] Quality of TV out and vga to tv converters?

Chris Liscio mythtv-dev@snowman.net
Tue, 17 Dec 2002 22:49:49 -0500

Have you tried nvtv yet?


I am able to get some seriously fantastic results with some patience and

Unfortunately, capturing a tv-out signal would be pretty tough here, so I
can't give a visual comparison.  You'll just have to take my word, I guess.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: mythtv-dev-admin@snowman.net 
> [mailto:mythtv-dev-admin@snowman.net] On Behalf Of Christopher Mind
> Sent: Tuesday, December 17, 2002 10:41 PM
> To: mythtv-dev@snowman.net
> Subject: [mythtv] Quality of TV out and vga to tv converters?
> I have an nvidia geforce 3 with s-video TV out and I have to 
> turn up the 
> contrast level on the TV to improve video quality.  This is 
> in Windows and 
> Linux.  Otherwise the colors would seem washed out or faded.  
> Is this true 
> for most S-video TV out cards ?  Is a VGA to tv converter (or 
> whatever it is 
> called) really so much better?  Can someone  post comparative pics of 
> S-video and vgatotv outputs?   Thanks
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