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rgb or dvi to component

Discussion in 'Cables & Switches' started by chedmaster, Jun 19, 2005.

  1. chedmaster

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    i have a progressive NTSC TV (well its pal but only accepts progressive in ntsc) and i would like to connect to my MCE pc which has a geforce Ti4200. I would like to get the standard ntsc resolution (720x480p?). Is there a conversion process needed?

    i noticed that ATI cards seem to output component via vga/dvi, but wondered whether the ati cards used "spare" pins to carry it. Just sold my ati radeon 9800pro and bought this cheapo card to gain some cash :( .

    tia
     
  2. Reiner

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    What TV do you have (make and model)?

    If the input is limited to component (YUV) you would needs some converter, VGA or DVI are not compatible to YUV.
     
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    hi thanks for the reply, its a toshiba 28zd26p, but i cant really afford a converter, it was a sort of "if its possible i might as well" kind of thing, but dont have any movies on the PC yet anyway.
     

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