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ATI Component dongle running NTSC to a UK setup?

Discussion in 'Desktop & Laptop Computers Forum' started by Dunkwho, Mar 17, 2005.

  1. Dunkwho

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    Has anyone out there played with the ATI component dongle on a htpc feeding both a TV and HD system?

    At the moment have my 9600 in my PC hooked to the RGB scart of my panasonic tv running at 1024x576 widescreen. lovely.

    PowerStrip timing parameters:
    1024x576=1024,32,96,112,576,5,5,39,19750,312

    Generic timing details for 1024x576:
    HFP=32 HSW=96 HBP=112 kHz=16 VFP=5 VSW=5 VBP=39 Hz=25

    Linux modeline parameters:
    "1024x576" 19.750 1024 1056 1152 1264 576 581 586 625 interlace +hsync +vsync

    I've also purchased an ATI component dongle in the hope of simulatinously feeding the panasonic 700 PJ with a component input. The dongle is really NTSC only (480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i), I'm struggling to figure our a scheme that lets me use both displays. I want to start with something that works rather than squeezing the max quality out of one of the other display. I'm wondering about the use of an NTSC interlaced RGB signal from the 9600 rather than the PAL once I've listed above - has anyone had any luck doing that (30hz interlaced rather than 25).

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    anyone - no-one using this hdtv component adaptor?
    I'm keen to hear from anyone sucessfully using this maybe on a system for hdtv only, sdtv only to keep rgb and component outputs running in sync, or maybe you've found away to switch between the 2 :) ?

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    There are occasional enquiries about these dongles but since they don't seem to be sold over here then that makes them less attractive, and since YUV is nogh on identical to RGB in terms of PQ there's really little incentive for most people to go to the bother.

    If I needed to get a YUV feed (I take it your second display doesn't take VGA?) I think the better approach in terms of getting support is an RGB->YUV converter and using the VGA which means you're not limited to the resolutions the US-only dongle supports.
     

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