[mythtv-users] Best TV-Out Support

Jarod Wilson jcw at wilsonet.com
Sun Oct 31 02:18:44 UTC 2004

On Friday 29 October 2004 18:47, Shawn wrote:
> On Wed, 2004-10-27 at 13:03 -0400, cythraul wrote:
> > On Wed, 27 Oct 2004 13:31:12 +0100, Nick Dyer <nick at shmanahar.org> wrote:
> > > What about DVI? There are several CRT televisions which now support
> > > this - has anyone any experience of display quality under mythtv?
> >
> > I'm currently checkout some 36" CRTs to replace my current 27". Some
> > of the newer 36" (HDTV ready) I came across had components inputs but
> > none with DVI. And beside, I understand that the DVI output of
> > computer video card are not using exactly the same standard. DVI-P or
> > something...?
> >
> > If anyone know about a 36"+ CRT with VGA or "standard" DVI inputs
> > available in Canada, please let me know. Oh! Under 2K$CAN... ;)
> Only the expensive NVIDIA card or the 9800 pro support HDCP which most
> HDTVs need.

HDCP support is *only* needed for DVI connections, and only on some HDTVs. 
Some work over DVI without HDCP, and there is no copy protection on component 
video or vga input, because the signal has already been converted to analog.

Jarod C. Wilson, RHCE
jcw at wilsonet.com

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