[mythtv-users] How to output to Standard TV

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Thu Feb 18 22:10:46 UTC 2010

On Fri, Feb 19, 2010 at 10:02 AM, Vince Coen <vbcoen at btconnect.com> wrote:
> On Thursday 18 Feb 2010, Gavin Whitehead wrote:
>> Folks,
>> I am in the process of spec'ing my first HTPC.  It will be Xubuntu with
>> MythTV.  I will use it as a DVR and rip my DVDs and CDs to it.  It will
>> have a couple of tuners in it so that we can combine FreeView and
>> FreeSat (I am UK based).
>> So far the hardware looks like this:
>> Motherboard: GA-MA785GM-US2H
>> Processer:   Athlon II X2 240e
>> Tuner 1:   WinTV NOVA TD-500
>> Tuner 2:   WinTV NOVA HD-S2
>> No graphics card
>> Initially I will not be 'doing' HD; no Blu-Ray and no HD TV (this will
>> change but not for 6 months or so).
>> My concern is how to connect the HTPC to my Standard TV (Panasonic
>> TX-28PL10).
>> The Gigabyte motherboard has D-SUB, DVI-D and HDMI.
>> The TV has SCART, S-Video and RCA (composite video - yellow, plus sterio
>> audio red/white).  The RCA is currently used for the Wii.
>> How can I get the HTPC connected to the TV?
> Had the same situation.  Got a Nvidia card in my case, a Geforce 210 Cuda
> (from PC World) it was in the 30 pound price area.
> Install it and via the Bios remove the onboard vga functions, i.e., disable
> it. Reboot and go into graphic setup for your distro and check the settings,
> then you will have to go into myth control panel and tell it to use Nvidia
> driver. Having done all that and rebooted ajust settings using the Nvidia
> control app... Sorted.

so what outputs did that card have?

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