[mythtv-users] 6150 Component output
halovanic at gmail.com
Sun Feb 11 15:52:04 UTC 2007
That's exactly how I did switch between the modes, but as I said,
switching to a lower res format just makes the screen a smaller
rectangle, while the timings remain at 1080i. My board's an Asus CSM
and this is with the 9746 Nvidia driver.
On 2/11/07, Steven Ellis <steven at openmedia.co.nz> wrote:
> Alex Halovanic wrote:
> > I just bought a 6150 board with component output and I was wondering
> > the same thing too. Unfortunately, you've realized correctly that you
> > do need to specify the TVStandard and can't switch modelines on the
> > fly. The odd thing is that you can specify HD1080i as your TVStandard
> > and use both 1920x1080 and 1280x720 modes, but both are still at 1080i
> > timings, so the 1280x720 is just a smaller rectangle on your screen at
> > 1080i, which is extremely odd. The same thing happens for any res
> > lower than your TVStandard res. I suspect it's only an Nvidia driver
> > limitation.
> > I had set out to use different resoulutions as well to match my
> > inputs. I did some testing of video clips to see if it made a real
> > difference. At least with my set, I got the best results using my TVs
> > native resolution (1080i) and letting the myth system scale and
> > deinterlace everything.
> Ok i've been using these boards quite a lot.
> If you specify 1080i it allows for the following timings
> And you can use xrandr or some other tool to switch resolutions.
> If you want to check this just try the following as root on the command line
> startx -- -logvebose 6
> > On 2/10/07, Calvin Harrigan <charriglists at bellsouth.net> wrote:
> >> I'm considering buying a M2NPV-VM motherboard with the onboard 6150 with
> >> component output.
> >> Reading through the mailing list archive I see at least several people
> >> use this board with varying success. Because I've not used a nvidia
> >> card with component output, I was curious as to how it works. Reading
> >> the configuration samples it seems like you would need to specify a TV
> >> format like:
> >> Option "TVStandard" "HD480i"
> >> Option "TVStandard" "HD1080i"
> >> Option "TVStandard" "HD720p"
> >> If that's the case does this prevent me from being able to change video
> >> modes?
> >> I would like to change modes depending on what content I'm viewing.
> >> Anyone using this setup?
> >> Calvin...
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