[mythtv-users] VGA to component cables

Groepaz groepaz at gmx.net
Fri Jan 5 12:38:14 UTC 2007

On Friday 05 January 2007 13:27, Rudy Zijlstra wrote:
> 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.

ok, for HD stuff maybe...thats however new/uncommon enough (atleast around 
here) that probably only "movie freaks" know about what you say =) (for 
example gameconsoles, even hd-capable ones, come with rgb/scart output here 
and with component output in the usa)



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