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Sky+ and Toshiba 46WM DLP

Discussion in 'General TV Discussions Forum' started by jasonuk, Jan 9, 2005.

  1. jasonuk

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    Anyone know the best connections to get the best screen?
    I bought a QED 2110 RGB scart to connect up the Sky+ to the Tosh.
    Yet the picture quality is still no where near as good as my old CRT.
    Still quite a bit of distortions in the picture.

    Would S-Video be better?
    or converting the connection to Component?
    Or maybe its the TV settings.
    Anyone worked out what the best TV video settings are for the Tosh?
     
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    You have a component Scart input, on the Tosh.
    You could use that and some decent scarts , like Banbridge or Profigold SCARTS.

    maidstoneman30s
     
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    Planned on using a Cinemax Scart => Philips DVDR75 => Thor Scart => Tosh

    Thor cables seem to be fairly well rated around here after a search of the forums, and at £17.99 delivered from www.play.com they are a bit of a steal.
     
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    I thought these qed rgb scarts were supposed to be the best connection, directly plugging it into ext1.
    Quite disappointed with the scart, as its not much of an improvement over the standard scarts.
    I compared the picture quality to a bog standard s-video connection as well,
    and there's very little/zero difference in quality between the qed rgb scart and s-video lead.

    maidenstoneman: you think i would get a better picture quality using the sky scart to component?
    like one of these profigold cables?
    http://www.tvcables.co.uk/cgi-bin/tvcables/PGV372.html?id=YJoiHHjc
    what's your recommendation on the best scart to component?
     
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    not 100% sure jason but i dont think you could use that cable your looking for a scart to component not component to scart which that cable is im sure some1 with a bit more knowledge than me can verify this
     
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    that keene site suggests their own keene product.
    the RGB2C product code to convert the rgb signal to component.
    £90!!! and no guarantee quality will improve over my existing RGB.
    anyone tested it out?
    the other cables under the rgb & component video section, simply supplies leads that convert an RGB signal to component leads, with existing RGB quality. which is no different to my current rgb lead.
     
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    I run my sky+ through a good quality scart lead to the tosh RGB and also through svhs connected to a denon 3805 which is connected to the tosh via good quality component leads. The 3805 upgrades all input feeds to component output. I see no discernable difference between the RGB feed and the component feed, therefore I wouldn't waste your money.
     
  10. jasonuk

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    fleagledog: do you also get a less than perfect picture with your rgb / component connections to sky+? is it relatively comparable to a crt?
     
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    was just trying to point out jason that the lead you mentioned is directional so you wouldnt be able to run sky scart to component tv off of it
     
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    Jason: In all cases, the tosh gives a better picture from sky+ than my old 36" crt panny (which was a good picture itself). However sky is variable depending on the channel and the program. Dont expect DVD quality and you wont be dissapointed.
     

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