[mythtv-users] YPrPb component out for MythTV

James Oltman cnlibmyth at gmail.com
Fri Jul 29 09:49:11 EDT 2005

On 7/29/05, Richard Bronosky <mythtv at bronosky.com> wrote:
>  Please no responses about transcoders or alternatives.  I went through 39
> pages of emails on
> http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/ last
> night trying to find a solution, but in every thread someone changes the
> subject.
>  I'm looking for a video card or mother board with on-board video supported
> by MythTV that has simple YPrPb component output.  I've seen a few cards
> from ATI, but I fear Linux support for those.  I've also heard of a VIA or
> EPIA mother board that some guy was selling (several of), but I thought it
> was weird that the only outlet for the unit was an individual's blog.
>  There has been lots of interest in component out over the past 2 years. 
> Let's get a definitive answer into the threads, and put this one to rest.

NVidia makes several cards that have component output on them.  I do
most of my shopping through www.newegg.com and they refer to it as
HDTV out.  I just posted a question yesterday regarding this card:


It has the component outs on it.  I figure I will probably have to run
Powerstrip in Windows to get a good ModeLine for this card and my
analog Sony Wega with component inputs.  This card is capable of
outputting 480i (Analog), 480p(DVD HighDef), 720p(HD), 1080i(HD).  I
plan on just using the 480i for now, but if I get an HD TV, there ya


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