[mythtv-users] Interfacing Zotac IONITX to Analog TV

jedi jedi at mishnet.org
Tue Jun 30 19:28:04 UTC 2009

On Tue, Jun 30, 2009 at 11:19:25AM -0700, Jim Stichnoth wrote:
> It's really a shame that Zotac didn't include at least a composite
> video output on their ION boards.  There's room for one below the
> power and antenna connections.  Or at least a header on the
> motherboard to allow some sort of low-cost add-on for displaying on
> "legacy" TVs.  There are 9400-based cards that have TV-out, so it
> seems that it should be possible.
> As far as I know, every cable/satellite HD box has outputs for non-HD
> TVs.  This omission, in my mind, prevents the Zotac board from getting
> wide use as a silent frontend (for MythTV or any other media center).

      I dunno. If you're really that concerned about legacy TV's I would
imagine that the nv9400 would be overkill. A "mac mini" style system with
an i945 should be more than adequate for the kind of content you would be
dealing with.

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