[mythtv-users] TV Out quality (S-Video) on Epia M1000
stephengrobertson at gmail.com
Mon Jan 21 12:10:03 UTC 2008
> I run MythTV on an M10000 and S-video out with excellent results. What
> mode do you use in your xorg.conf file? Running in native TV resolution
> might help.
> For what its worth here's an excerpt from my xorg.conf:
> Section "Device"
> Identifier "VideocardViaTv"
> Driver "via"
> VendorName "Via"
> BoardName "cle266"
> BusID "PCI:1:0:0"
> Option "TVType" "PAL"
> Option "TVOutput" "S-Video"
> Option "EnableAGPDMA" "true"
> Section "Screen"
> Identifier "Screen0"
> Device "VideocardViaTv"
> Monitor "MonitorTv"
> DefaultDepth 24
> SubSection "Display"
> Viewport 0 0
> Depth 24
> Modes "720x576Noscale"
> If you're in the US, I guess you should use "720x480Noscale". There's some
> more information here: http://www.kingcot.eclipse.co.uk/unichrome/unichromeTvOut.html
> Hope this helps.
> I know it's impossible to quantify simply but what would you describe as
excellent results? I have the same setup and am running in
720x576Noscale(PAL). I don't have any problems with colour weirdness or
similar, but while I would say the picture was good, and I watch the vast
majority of my TV this way, I wouldn't say it was excellent in comparison to
the picture I get when using the built in DVB tuner in my TV. I've often
thought of trying to see what I could do to improve it but haven't had any
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