[mythtv-users] MythTV + HD

Henry A Harper III hah at alumni.rice.edu
Wed Jan 10 18:29:53 UTC 2007

> I tried for a few hours last night to see if I can get it to display
> properly via component, but the best I could get was 720x480 (720p),
> which, in to itself, is awesome, but the display of recorded programs
> (not mythvideo stuff) looked absolutely horrible.  I believe is because
> displaying SDTV recordings (480i) in a progressive mode means that 1/2
> of the lines are missing.

Nit: 720x480 is not 720p, 720x480 is a "480" (DVD) resolution. 720p (or
720p60) is defined as 1280 (horizontal pixels) x 720 (vertical lines/pixels)
@60 frames per second. Turning on deinterlacing might help display of 480i

> On top of that, the image had a TON of overscan.  Via component hookup,
> the nvidia-settings control panel didn't give nearly the same options
> that it did when I was hooked up via s-video.

Yup, the nvidia drivers still need work...

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