[mythtv-users] vga to component converters

Tom Lichti tom at redpepperracing.com
Mon Sep 26 14:56:54 UTC 2005

Jason Temple wrote:
> Greetings All,
>    I was wondering what most of you HD guys use to connect your front 
> end to your tv.  I don't have a fancy flat panel tv with vga imputs 
> unfortunately, but my Samsung tube can do 720p through it's component 
> connector.  I've seen a number of converters anywhere from $150-$300 
> that will take a vga signal and output component...my questions are: 
> Are they any good?  Are there any issues with X (Xorg supports them?  
> Any issues with modelines, clocks?).  Are they all pretty much the 
> same?  Although I'm planning to set this up with 720p, I want it to 
> support 1080i for future sets.  Any input would be greatly apprectiated!
I've heard only good things about the Audio Authority A960. I bought one 
for a different reason, but it doesn't work in my setup (standard TV 
only). I'd be willing to sell if it you decide you want one. I think I 
paid $100US for it. Do some more research, and let me know if you want mine.


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