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Automatic Component Video to VGA adapter

Discussion in 'Projectors, Screens & Video Processors' started by Alex_77au, Jan 10, 2005.

  1. Alex_77au

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    I've been thinking about buying a Automatic Component Video to VGA adapter so that I can use the 480p option in Gran Turismo 4 on my Grundig tv which has a VGA input with max Res of 640x480.
    I'm currently using an RGB scart cable from my Ps2 to the tv but would be curious to know whether there would be an improvment in picture quality using a component to VGA adapter.
    It's not cheap so I'd love any feedback on whther or not it's a good idea or not so please feel free to comment :)
     
  2. gizlaroc

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    The PS2 will output 720x480/60, are you sure that your tv will sync to this alright??
     
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    I used one of those on my CRT projector as it did not have component inputs, it isn't actually a converter, it is a transcoder, in other words it transcodes the component into RGB/h/v, so whatever you put in comes out the same but in RGB format.

    So 720x480/60 in and 720x480/60 out
    1080i/50 in and 1080i/50 out
    etc. etc. etc.

    I would leave it, or definitely make sure your tv can handle an ntsc progressive image before buying one.
     
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    Thanx for the head's up, I just checked my tv and it won't be able to display 720x480/60 :-(
    I'm thinking of just saving up and buying a tv with which display pro scan
     
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    Haha, yeah always works out far more expensive than first thought!! ;)
     

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