[mythtv-users] VGA to component cables

Rudy Zijlstra mythtv at edsons.demon.nl
Fri Jan 5 12:27:25 UTC 2007

Groepaz wrote:

>On Friday 05 January 2007 12:55, Dave wrote:
>>Component != RGB/VGA anywhere in the world..  Its a color difference
>>signal, You get some red, and you  get some blue, and the "difference"
>>is green!  A lot less bandwidth!
>atleast in germany (and afaik thats true for entire europe) the american style 
>component cable/input (YUV) is completely non existant, IF someone talks 
>about component here (they usually dont call it like that though) he means 
>RGB using SCART (aka "euro-av"). (that said, i wonder if that yuv component 
>stuff isnt infact a usa exclusive thing)
Sorry, wrong. Its also called YPbPr and is used for HD projectors in 
Europe. Some TVs and STB also support it. You only find it in 
combination with HD though.

If you go into a shop, the Premiere geeignet HD capable STB support it.

HDMI is the preferred solution though.

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