[mythtv-users] Driving a PAL tv using Intel graphics

Paul Gardiner lists at glidos.net
Tue Aug 23 07:17:54 UTC 2011

On 22/08/2011 23:08, mlt at etruscott.co.uk wrote:
> I have just updated my motherboard+cpu to a sandy bridge combo, which is
> nice and quiet and low powered.
> however, at present i still have a SD crt TV; at present i am using a
> cheapo vga to s-video dongle thing that is pretty rubbish.
> Does anyone know of a better way than this?  I have a vga and  dvi
> connector so is there a solution that could use either of those?  I had
> wondered about the apple dvi-s-video connector does this work for linux
> or is there a way of getting the graphics to drive a pal-tv directly?

My first experiences of MythTV was use with an SD CRT. I was
disappointed with the results until I discovered this:
http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/RGB_Scart. No good to you if
your TV doesn't have a SCART socket, but great if it does.


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