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js component switcher. Any good?

Discussion in 'Projectors, Screens & Video Processors' started by Timmy C, Mar 14, 2005.

  1. Timmy C

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    I don't know this particular unit but the company have a good reputation for signal conversion products so it should be fine.

    Why not see if they will let you have one on approval.

    Jeff :rtfm:
     
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    It didn't cross my mind until last night but the JS component converter doesn't have an RGB pass through like the S vid converter so I can only send the pic to either the pj or the tv but not both. Looks like I'm going to have to stick with s vid for Sky through the pj after all.
     
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    Just to be clear on the JS Technology product line up:

    01. RGB2S-Video - is a Converter with RGB passthrough on SCART.

    02. RGB2YUV - is a Converter with NO RGB passthrough.

    03. Master Component controller - is a 2:1 YUV automatic switcher; no RGB Input, Conversion or passthrough.

    As the SIM2 Domino 20 has a Faroudja DCDi Deinterlacer built in why not take SCART RGB (interlaced) from both your Digibox and DVD player via a B-Tech Quintro+ SCART control centre.

    The Quintro+ gives you two RGB Outputs to play with - one to your TV (SCART to SCART) and one to the Projector (SCART to 4RCA x 10m).

    Best regards

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    The thing is I think the progressive picture from my DV27A is better than the picture using the Faroudja de-interlacer in the Sim2. What's more I'm not keen on the idea of pulling up the carpets to run a new set of cables!

    What I had hoped to do was replace my rgb-svid converter with an rgb-component convereter which I would then run into the component switcher along with the component out from my dvd player. The problem is it means I can't send an rgb signal from Sky to my tv at the same time whereas I can using the rgb-svid converter.

    Is there something that will split the rgb output from my digibox into two signals, one for the tv and one for the component converter?
     
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    I'd normally run the following:

    Digibox RGB SCART > Quintro+ SCART controller.
    Quintro+ RGB SCART Out 01 to your TV.
    Quintro+ RGB SCART Out 02 > JS Tech RGB2YUV converter.

    You can then have the YUV Out from your DVD player and the converted Digibox signal switched through the JS Tech Master Component Switcher.

    I've not had a chance to really test the NEW JS Box with a signal from the likes of an FMJ DVD player - I'd normally be specifying/supplying a Zektor HDS4 IR controlled passive YUV switcher when switching high quality YUV sources (though its 4.5 x the cost of the JS Box).

    I can say with the Zektor HDS4 switch in the YUV signal path it'll have no detrimental affect on your FMJ signal.

    Best regards

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