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I have the scart lead already, as i am currently connecting the Toppy with a scart to my existing (rather naff!) TV. But as i have now bought a much better TV, I wondered if there was any other method than a scart for connecting.
Could RGB be used and if so would this be better than scart?
As Giblets2 mentioned, the SCART socket outputs component as well. You would still use the scart output socket, but using the new lead, you can connect to the component input on your new telly. Otherwise you could always upgrade to the 5810 when it is available, which will output HDMI...
Good to hear from you Nigel. I've been a bit quiet on the Toppy forums for a year or so since I got SkyHD - there's just so much more to complain about with Sky!
I'm toying with the idea of getting a 5810 though - purely because we want to move our 5800 upstairs and the Planner on Sky+ is dire compared to the brilliant Toppy - but then you knew that. Besides, my 750Gb upgraded disk is always chock full of HD.
Good news about the 500Gb disk, have you heard any more about price and whether the USB transfers work at a 21st Century speed yet?
I've just bought this cable but cannot get it to work. I've put the RGB leads into my Panny Th37PX70 and selected component, I've then connected the TV scart to the Toppy 5800.
The Tv show 'component' selected, and i get a couple of flashes of the program but mainly nothing displayed.
The SCART to component cable only carries video. You also need to get an audio cable and connect it to the phono out sockets on the toppy and phono in sockets for the component input on your TV and then you'll have sound.