[mythtv] Best TV Out chipset
chepati at yahoo.com
Fri Jan 24 16:19:11 EST 2003
any pointers where I can purchase online a card like yours? I've been
pricewatching for awhile but nothing comes up or I'm not sure if it's the
On Friday 24 January 2003 04:06 pm, Monty Walls wrote:
> On Fri, 24 Jan 2003 13:05:50 -0500
> "Eric C. Cooper" <ecc at cmu.edu> wrote:
> > On Thu, Jan 23, 2003 at 07:10:11PM -0600, Monty Walls wrote:
> > > As far as I know none of the intergrated tv-out encoders that are in
> > > motherboard chipsets are truly supported, and none of the
> > > intergrated tv-out encoders that people build into video card
> > > chipsets are truly supported (examples Geforce4mx, ATI, SIS).
> > The TV-out from the Shuttle 50's on-board Sis video works quite well,
> > using the driver from
> > http://www.winischhofer.net/linuxsis630.shtml
> Yes, it's supported but so is my old ATI-RagePro IIc, ie: despite the
> vendor, not because.
> Also you basically don't get the full range of adjustments possible with
> a documented chipset. On my Geforce2mx with BT869, I can adjust
> the overscan/underscan, define new underscan/overcan modes, and adjust
> just about every other parameter the BT869 supports. Even the Chrontel
> is capable of most of this (see nvtv).
> Now for other reasons I might go with a built-in video chipset
> (power, cooling, size), but I wouldn't expect it to offer the
> features a dedicate/documented encoder chip supports.
> -Monty Walls (mwalls at castor.oktax.state.ok.us)
> - MIS, Oklahoma Tax Commission
> - My opinions are my own, my employer knows nothing about it.
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