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XBOX - component + optical

Discussion in 'Xbox Forums' started by nhk, Mar 13, 2003.

  1. nhk

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    Can anyone help me here. I have done some search threads but cannot find an appropriate link.

    Looking for an XBOX output through component video out and also optical out for the 5.1 sound.

    The MS Hi Def lead does the component but not 5.1.

    The Joytech does 5.1 but only s-video.

    The MS advanced has 5.1 but has scart - makes no sense in getting a JS RGB-Comp converter box as this costs more than an XBOX.

    Idea is to hook XBOX through Denon 3803.
     
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    I wandered into Game and got a Gamester (I think) hi-def box

    it was £25 :eek: but it works. you get about 2m of component cable,an optical cable, s-video, and composite, and also some stereo leads. These plug into a box with a fly lead into the xbox

    just choose your connections and thats it.
     
  3. nhk

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    Thanks - just picked up one from Game.
     
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    I can't say I've seen any ghosting on it. It does look a little dark, but I've just had my PJ calibrated and I'm not sure if the calibration is for the pj or just input-a and my xbox in on input-b - I just need to copy the settnigs across
     
  6. nhk

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    Gamester lead works like a dream. No ghosting and also not dark. Displaying through amp (component) and to Panny plasma.

    Thanks.
     
  7. Bonesy

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    I got my MS Hi Def from US and it does component and 5.1, sounds a treat through my 3803 :confused:

    Is there a difference between UK and US Hi Def... I doubt it.:confused:
     
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    There is no official Euro Hi Def pack.
     
  9. Bonesy

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    Yeah, I know.
    But you can buy the MS US one from importers, and it works a treat. may be worth the extra cash to avoid ghosting.
     
  10. NeilMcRae

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    THERE IS NO GHOSTING WITH THE GAMSTER pack!

    Also remember - Hidef pack on PAL XBox == 480i only.

    Regards,
    Neil.
     
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    Hey, don't shout at me, I didn't state the Gamester pack did ghosting, I just said the MS one didn't !
     

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