[mythtv-users] Direct HD encoding from component....

Mitch Gore mitchell.gore at gmail.com
Sat Jan 12 19:22:25 UTC 2008

On 1/11/08, Brad DerManouelian <myth at dermanouelian.com> wrote:
> On Jan 11, 2008, at 12:45 PM, Mitch Gore wrote:
> > I have a 1080p TV as well.  But there is not content currently
> > produced that is 1080p over component cables!
> http://manuals.playstation.net/document/en/ps3/current/settings/videooutput.html
> That says you're wrong.

No, that says I  am right....look at the bottom of the page  in the Hints
section.  The last bullet reads:

Copyright-protected Blu-ray video discs can only output at 1080p using an
HDMI cable connected to a device that is compatible with the HDCP standard.

This is part of the DRM on the Blu Ray spec.  You can only view 100% quality
with HDMI with HDCP locked around it.

This device is still great for 1080i and I will buy  one if the quality is

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