[mythtv-users] VGA to component cables

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Thu Jan 4 16:11:16 UTC 2007

On 1/4/07, Mark Knecht <markknecht at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 1/4/07, Steven Adeff <adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com> wrote:
> <SNIP>
> >
> > Many folks here and at avsforum have the AA 9A60. I used one for a
> > while with my old 1080i tube tv and it worked great.
> >
> > I don't know how a single cable alone could do what the 9A60 does, so
> > I question the converter cable.
> >
> > --
> > Steve
> Steve,
>    Please excuse my ignorance on the subject. Isn't the difference
> here that the 9A60 does a conversion of VGA to HD while the cable just
> breaks out the VGA signal to the component cables without any HD
> conversion?

Well, from what I understand, VGA doesn't carry TV compatible YPbPr
signals, so I don't know what that cable would be good for. Perhaps a
TV that can read VGA signals without sync information? no clue. The
9A60 converts the normal 5signal VGA information into a proper TV
compat YPbPr signal.

The company that makes that cable does seem to have a similar device
to convert to DVI though, which is pretty cool (if not quite

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