[mythtv-users] GeForce2 Card & A Wide Screen TV Via SVideo

john sturgeon john.sturgeon at gmail.com
Wed Jun 29 21:03:00 UTC 2005

On 6/29/05, Drew Tomlinson <drew at mykitchentable.net> wrote:
> >SVID is only going to give you 640x480.  You can change the screen
> >resolution in myth to something 16:9 and use your tv to stretch the picture.
> >But ultimately, it's still 640x480 that's coming out of the TV out on your
> >card.
> >
> >
> OK, thanks for confirming that.  I had read that some cards can give
> 800x600.  Is there any truth in this?  I know it didn't work for me but
> I am just wondering.
> Thanks,
> Drew

It's not really a function of the card, it's a function of the NTSC
standard and your TV.  Unless you're outputting to a monitor, your
options for resolution display are limited.

John <><

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