[mythtv-users] RCA through VGA

David Brodbeck gull at gull.us
Tue Sep 18 17:41:42 UTC 2007

On Sep 18, 2007, at 7:23 AM, Gary Jones wrote:

> I had a real headache getting the TV-Out to work on my PVR-350  
> (anyone surprised?), and as I'm looking to upgrade to 0.20, I'd  
> like to avoid that mess if possible. I saw this VGA to RCA  
> converter at monoprice:
> http://www.monoprice.com/products/product.asp? 
> c_id=104&cp_id=10401&cs_id=1040113&p_id=2509&seq=1&format=2
> I see from the comments that some systems support video over VGA  
> and others do not. I am running a Dell OptiPlex GX-150. Does anyone  
> know if the on-board video card will support this? Or a place where  
> I can look it up? Thanks.

These kinds of adapters are pretty hit-or-miss, and the quality often  
isn't very good.  You'd probably be better off getting a video card  
that has TV out.  They're pretty inexpensive, now.

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