[mythtv-users] What kind of Myth setups do you all have?

Brett Kosinski fancypantalons at gmail.com
Tue Oct 7 20:49:21 UTC 2008

> On Oct 7, 2008, at 3:48 AM, steve wrote:
>> svideo If I remember correctly has a max of 640x480 and the picture
>> quality was always marginable for me.  I dont have any fancy setup
>> but I
>> output vga to a 42" 1080p lcd, great picture with that.
>> And ...should be
>> somewhere betweeen hdmi and component quality, if anyone can even
>> really
>> tell the difference between those 2.
> I have svideo (out of nvideo gf4) running 1024x768 to my crt tv, so if
> there is a limit to 640x480, it isn't an svideo limit, but a chipset
> limit.

Uhh, no, svideo, like compsite and coax, is bandwidth limited and so
can't do anything above 480/576i.  See:


So, you may *think* you're spitting out 1024x768 to your TV, but I
highly doubt the TV is actually displaying a real 1024x768 image.


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