[mythtv-users] Cable Quality component DVI HDMI ?

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Tue Dec 12 15:43:33 UTC 2006

On Dec 12, 2006, at 1:44 AM, Mr. Demeanour wrote:

> Brad DerManouelian wrote:
>> I believe component is the analog version of those digital signals
>> and you would be hard pressed to actually see any difference between
>> them.
> I disagree with that.
> Or rather, it probably depends on your display. I find that DVI is
> significantly crisper and more accurate than component; I view using a
> DLP projector, with which it is quite easy to discern individual  
> pixels.
> With component there is noticeable smudging between adjacent  
> pixels, but
> with DVI there is almost none. It's obviously much less noticeable  
> when
> watching moving video than when viewing desktop stuff, but video is  
> also
> improved by using DVI - at least with my setup.
> My setup is dual-head (or was, until my LCD panel flaked out). The LCD
> panel was connected to the component output, and looked fine. But the
> panel was 1280x1024, 15"; the projector is 1024x576 onto a 2m-diagonal
> 'screen', and any loss of resolution shows up.

Like I said.. hard pressed. :)

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