[mythtv-users] Scaling HD on a SD-only frontend?

Phil Bridges gravityhammer at gmail.com
Mon Mar 26 19:16:52 UTC 2007

On 3/26/07, Chad <masterclc at gmail.com> wrote:
> > True! :)  Could you explain that to my wife?
> > _______________________________________________
> I've found it's easier to show them.  I never had any luck
> "convincing" anyone that HDTV was better while strolling through the
> TV department at the electronics shop or by telling them about it.
> However, once I actually got an HDTV (and it was just a Samsung 61"
> 720p set) and hooked up MythTV to it and played back HDTV content
> (from a pcHDTV 3000 OTA) they were sold.  I think I've probably
> converted a good 10 people since then.  It was as easy as "this is a
> regular show" and "this is the same show in HDTV" and pretty much
> everyone who saw the comparison has since then purchased an HDTV set
> and some of them have acquisitioned a MythTV setup that records and
> outputs HDTV.
> -Chad

Yeah - she gets that HD is better - that's how I got my CRT projector
for the basement.  Unfortunately, I haven't been able to use that to
leverage more HDTVs :D

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