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Best lead to connect Sky+ to plasma?

Discussion in 'Sky Digital TV Forum' started by Grand Dizzy, Dec 11, 2004.

  1. Grand Dizzy

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    I'm about to get Sky+ and a plasma screen. I'm fussy and I want a totally digital signal with no loss of quality on the cable.

    Anyone know what is the best way to connect it? Is there a digital output on the Sky+ box? And what ports should I look for on my plasma?

    Thanks.
     
  2. johndon

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    The Sky+ box has 3 outputs: RGB Scart, SVideo and RF (composite).

    I've got mine connected via scart to my plasma, JS Technology do converters that would let you connect to the VGA or Comonent inputs on the plasma as well.

    HTH

    John
     
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    You can feed Sky+ into an up-scaler if your new TV supports progressive scan, which may improve the vertical definition a little. The pictures obtained from Sky+ are quite variable - you're largely at the mercy of how much bandwidth a particular channel is using. The best pictures in my opinion are on Sky Movies, and the worst (among the more respected broadcasters, excluding the "God" and shopping channels) are ITV2 and ITV3.

    Digital outputs from Sky boxes will probably appear when Sky go HD in 2006.
     

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