[mythtv-users] 5200 or 6200

Jarod Wilson lists at wilsonet.com
Wed Jan 24 03:23:55 UTC 2007

On Jan 23, 2007, at 21:32, Steven Adeff wrote:

> On 1/23/07, Lonnie Borntreger <myth at borntreger.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, 2007-01-23 at 16:14 -0500, Jarod Wilson wrote:
>>> Kirk Bocek wrote:
>>>> Jarod, I somehow got the impression when reading your HD guide  
>>>> and others,
>>>> that 1080i and 1080p are *not* the same thing as vertical  
>>>> resolution on a PC.
>>>> That's why I asked the question.
>>> Ah, okay. No, they're the same thing. If you're truly pushing a  
>>> set at
>>> 1080p, you're running a 1920x1080, progressive-scan resolution.  
>>> Now, you
>>> *can* run lower resolutions inside the same timings as a higher
>>> resolution to combat overscan issues, so I see where the  
>>> confusion comes
>>> from, but no, I'm running straight-up 1920x1080p, which fits the  
>>> display
>>> perfectly (the beauty of a purely digital DVI connection).
>>>> Most of the HD screens I've looked at top out the vertical PC  
>>>> resolution
>>>> they'll accept at 768.
>>> In which case, you're likely powering the set with something like a
>>> 1366x768 progressive-scan mode (which is what the smaller HDTV in my
>>> bedroom takes. :)
>> Jared,
>> I'm thinking that someday I might actually get a HDTV capable set.
>> However, with all the DRM crap that is coming into vogue, I'm  
>> afraid of
>> getting something that won't "trust" my frontend, and will end up  
>> with a
>> crappy display. Could you let me know what TVs you have that are  
>> working
>> so nicely?
> this won't be an issue since the PC isn't using HDCP.

What he said.

But what I've got is a 37" 1920x1080p Westinghouse set:


And a 32" 1366x768p Westinghouse set:


Jarod Wilson
jarod at wilsonet.com

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