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

Daniel Walton dwalton at cisco.com
Wed Sep 27 15:30:48 UTC 2006

On Wed, 27 Sep 2006, Jerry Rubinow wrote:

> 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:
> http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/archive/index.php/t-632883.html

WOW that is an expensive little magic box! :)


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