does sky hd hdmi cable also output sd stuff.


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getting sky hd soon and ordered an ixos xht601 scart, but then realised that i might not need it.

Does the hdmi cable that comes with the sky hd box output standard definition stuff and if so what is the pic quality like?

cheers guys


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Yes it outputs SD over HDMI, though my installer didnt seem to think so and he was swoping the one heading for the TV :rotfl:

The picture quality imo is better when set to Auto and let your tv do the scalling and the fact it shows the correct aspect ratio is a plus.

But then it outputs HD channels in 1080i only.


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awesome, thanks for the advice....ill cancel the order for the £32 scart!!!....yay!

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