[mythtv-users] FW:HD TV's Slow Addoption

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Wed Jun 27 20:59:07 UTC 2007

On 06/27/2007 02:56 PM, Steven Adeff wrote:
> On 6/27/07, Michael T. Dean <mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
>> DVD's however--as long as they never go NTSC--won't look worse, and will
>> likely look significantly better.  The same may hold true of digital
>> SDTV (whether OTA or from a cable/satellite service)--but only if it
>> doesn't go NTSC (i.e. using Component/DVI/HDMI connection from an STB to
>> the HDTV, or--for Myth--using ATSC or firewire capture).
> I found that SD digitial cable channels look quite good even on my
> friends 65" 1080p set. It's the analog SD that looks horrible, and of
> course the initial quality of the station matters. Basically the
> cleaner the original signal the better it will look scaled.

Especially if you keep it off RF modulated/Composite/S-Video.  The
system is only as strong as the weakest link.


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