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Component cables for GC/X-Box

Discussion in 'General Video Gaming Chat' started by GPMCDERM, Jan 1, 2003.

  1. GPMCDERM

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    Hi,
    has anybody tried using component cables with either
    their Gamecube or X-Box.....I've tried the PS2 using componet
    a projector and 7ft screen, now I know the bigger you blow
    it up the worse the picture gets but the picture from the PS2 is
    crap to be honest really shows you were the corners were cut
    on the video side of PS2 but the S-video picture is very good....
    Just want to know is the GC/Xbox are any better before spending the cash on the leads...

    CHeers....

    Ger
     
  2. CarlB

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    I use component and progressive output with both my XBox and GC to a 42" Panasonic plasma. Both consoles look superb at that size, though I don't know about a 7' image.
     
  3. GPMCDERM

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    Thanks for the reply.....tell me are your GC/Xbox US systems
     
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    Gamecube Component is superior to the standard RGB from a PAL machine. Likewise, it is superior to S-Video on a US machine. RGB on a US machine is just as good as Component since the same high-quality cable (with modification for RGB) is used. Import a Gamecube Component Cable from:

    http://www.ncsx.com

    or

    http://www.tronixweb.com

    :)
     
  5. fuzzybee

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    Although i can only get interlaced component as my tv doesn't do Prog Scan:( my import GC and pal xbox display a superb image via component.
     
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    Yes, my XBox and GC are US machines.
     
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    Early PAL xboxes support HDTV and progressive modes also but this was a bug that MS have fixed in newer boxes and when you upgrade to Live.

    But your best bet is to use an import console. PS-2 also has component in and most new games support Progressive.

    Cheers,
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    Sorry to tag onto this thread...

    Does anyone have a Sony TV KV28LS60TNS or KV32LS60TNS and a US GameCube using the s-vhs connection - does it work, and do you get colour?

    Is there any other way to connect a US Cube?

    My current TV and the TV I am thinking of buying do not have Component.

    Many Thanks

    Paul

    How much fooking longer for Zelda?
     
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    Assuming the two Sony's are recent enough televisions, they will support NTSC 3.58 MHz and you will get a full colour picture via S-Video. Most televisions, Sony especially, will support this. I have a 21" Sony Wega bedroom set that supports NTSC 3.58 MHz via S-Video so I would assume the more expensive sets in the range will also.

    Zelda (US) is coming out March 24th. Get your pre-order in early to ensure a copy of the Zelda bonus disc with Ocarina of Time and Ura Zelda games on it. This should ship in Feb.
     

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