[mythtv-users] [OT] - Known good S-video out cards?

fenchurch marie fenchurch.marie at gmail.com
Mon Nov 2 06:05:19 UTC 2009

At 09:36 PM 11/1/2009 -0800, you wrote:
>On Sun, Nov 1, 2009 at 8:15 PM, Yan Seiner <yan at seiner.com> wrote:
> > Mark Knecht wrote:
> >>
> >> Hi,
> >>   I'm wondering if anyone can recommend any cards that KNOWN good
> >> S-video out and don't cost and arm & a leg? The Open Source ATI driver
> >> does a VERY bad job with the ATI chipset in this machine (9100 IGP)
> >> and the developers are non-responsive about whether they will fix it
> >> or not. The older closed source ATI driver worked very well but ATI
> >> dropped support for this device and I'd like to keep the machines up
> >> to date if possible.
> >>
> >>   I don't personally care much about ATI or nvidia, but I would like
> >> a GPU that's supported using Open Source drivers.
> >>
> >>   The machines are dedicated Myth front ends and I don't require
> >> anything like HDTV at this time as it is all going over S-video. Best
> >> if I can get fanless and low profile as the Pundit-R isn't a large
> >> box.
> >>
> >
> > Any of the Intel chips should do.  I don't know if any are available 
> outside
> > of a mobo, though.  I'm using a G950 and it works just fine with SD.
> >
> > --Yan
>Thanks Yan. A quick check at NewEgg shows nothing by Intel on cards,
>and even if they did they likely wouldn't support AGP which is what
>this machine is looking for. I think I'm going to need nvidia or ATI.
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Looks like the 'egg has an option for less than $35.00, free shipping:


This card has the FX5200 series GPU, which I use and prefer over 
others.  Fanless too.


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