[mythtv-users] VGA to component cables

Ow Mun Heng Ow.Mun.Heng at wdc.com
Fri Jan 5 04:44:19 UTC 2007

On Thu, 2007-01-04 at 22:46 -0500, Dave wrote:
> Not that Im an expert on SCART, (The last the I even saw a SCART device 
> was 15 years ago).  I dont think the configuration you are after would work
> Taking the VGA 15 pin to YPbPr cable and plugging it into that 
> adapter?   The signal going into the TV would still not be YPbPr, it 
> would be RGB, so unless the SCART specification indicates that the RGB 
> and YPbPr use the same pins, and the TV can detect which it is, I think 
> you are still out of luck, But, SCART isnt used here, so I could be wrong.
> >
> > It might be interesting to see the results if one of these cables [1]  
> > was connected to an RGB SCART socket, however. One might use one of  
> > these adaptors:
> >    http://www.tvcables.co.uk/cgi-bin/tvcables/YUV-RGB-SCART.html? 
> > id=cVzMNRNk
> >
> > SCART is very common here in the UK, and also throughout continental  
> > Europe, so one could try this on someone else's telly first.

Y not try some DIY 1st???


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