[mythtv-users] Interfacing Zotac IONITX to Analog TV

Andrew MacIsaac macisaac.andrew at gmail.com
Sun Jun 28 16:43:47 UTC 2009


Thanks for your reply.

I had been wondering about those VGA to TV converters, but they did seem
like they would not do any favours to the signal quality.  Unfortunately,
I'm not really ready to get a new TV just yet, so I'll have to think about
other options for the time being.


On Sun, Jun 28, 2009 at 1:36 AM, Jim Stichnoth <stichnot at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sun, Jun 28, 2009 at 12:08 AM, Andrew
> MacIsaac<macisaac.andrew at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I am considering getting a Zotac IONITX-C-U for use as a MythTV frontend
> and
> > am trying to determine if I will be able to connect it to my Toshiba
> CX32H60
> > TV, which has component (YPbPr), S-Video, and composite inputs.
> Basically,
> > I would like to know if anyone thinks this is easily doable (for example,
> > does the DVI connector supply analog outputs?).  My preference would be
> to
> > use the component inputs if possible.  For the time being I am mostly
> > interested in playing back recorded NTSC TV programs, and will not need
> HD
> > until such time as I replace the TV.
> I asked essentially the same thing here a few weeks ago, plus I
> searched the web far and wide, but I didn't find anything that would
> suggest that this is possible.  It seemed like it would require
> spending around $100 on a VGA/TV converter, cheaper ones generally
> being poorly reviewed.  In the end, I got rid of the monster 160-pound
> 32" TV and replaced it with a 32" LCD TV, which can display even SD
> recordings much clearer than the tube TV.
> Jim
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