[mythtv-users] downscale HDTV from component to s-video?

Jerry Rubinow jerrymr at gmail.com
Wed Sep 27 13:47:13 UTC 2006

On 9/27/06, Daniel Walton <dwalton at cisco.com> wrote:
> I think the answer to my question is "such a beast does not exist" but
> I'll ask
> it anyway.
> Does anyone know of a magic little box that will accept HDTV via component
> video
> and downscale it to an outbound s-video port?  I'm trying to find a way to
> get a
> downscaled ESPNHD feed into my mythtv box since that should be a much
> cleaner
> source than recording analog cable.  TWC said they disable the s-video
> output
> for HD channels on their scientific atlanta 3250HD so that rules that out.

Looks like the answer is yes, but it's not cheap.  Here's a discussion from
avsforum on the topic:


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