[mythtv-users] Upscaling SD content on an HDTV set

Richard Woelk richardwoelk at yahoo.ca
Wed Nov 7 03:45:45 UTC 2007

Willy Boyd wrote:
> On Nov 2, 2007 5:23 PM, David Brodbeck <gull at gull.us> wrote:
>>> Boy, never thought of that before.  Are you saying it is more CPU
>>> intensive to create an interlace signal that an full 1080p signal?
>> Not really, but a lot of video drivers don't support interlaced video
>> well.  So it can be hard to configure.
> But this would be going by the assumption that the alternative (to a
> 1080p set), would be an interlaced, 1080i set, no?  IOW if you have a
> more common 720p set, this doesn't quite apply right?  Well, aside
> from the scaling that would be going on, but again there the distance
> rule would apply.  Just bringing it up because I myself couldn't
> afford a 1080p set, but plugging up my 720p over HDMI was a snap.
    You are correct, my problem with interlaced goes away at 720p as well.
I guess I've got the Tim Taylor disease

bigger, faster, more power - OH OH OH

- Richard
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