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Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   04-28-2006, 09:16 AM
Replies: 15
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Posted By Drew_Almighty
Quote: Originally Posted by Targus Providing...

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Originally Posted by Targus
Providing an s-video output probably adds about $0.03 to the cost of the box.
S-video IS NTSC, it just has seperate chhroma and luma, if you combine them, you...
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   04-28-2006, 04:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 708
Posted By Drew_Almighty
Quote: Originally Posted by hometheaterguy ...

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Super Video gives better colors. Using the Component Video interconnection allows a better picture from your DVD player, to EDTV or 480P if your player...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   04-28-2006, 04:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 999
Posted By Drew_Almighty
Quote: Originally Posted by Targus Sort of,...

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Sort of, there's no reason for the cable company to convert a composite signal to component, it doesn't gain you anything.

OK, I get that, but why then would...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   04-27-2006, 02:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 999
Posted By Drew_Almighty
Quote: Originally Posted by Targus S-video...

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Originally Posted by Targus
S-video is still NTSC. It just seperates the chroma and the luma. The source signals are composite, so outputting anythine 'better' is pointless.

I guess what...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   04-27-2006, 12:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 999
Posted By Drew_Almighty
Quote: Originally Posted by Targus Since...

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Originally Posted by Targus
Since it's not an HD box, the only source for it is composite video. The box would have to transcode the composite video to component, which doesn't gain you...
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   04-27-2006, 01:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 708
Posted By Drew_Almighty
I tried to get them to upgrade the box, but then...

I tried to get them to upgrade the box, but then they want me to pay for HD service and my TV isn't an HDTV. But it is apparenty good enough to include component video......unlike that cable box/DVR.
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   04-27-2006, 01:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 999
Posted By Drew_Almighty
Yeah, it's not the 8300HD, just the plain 8300. ...

Yeah, it's not the 8300HD, just the plain 8300.
No firewire, no HDMI, no component video. Just composite and S-Video.

But still, why would they make ANY digital box with no component out?...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   04-26-2006, 06:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 999
Posted By Drew_Almighty
I upgraded to digital cable yesterday (using...

I upgraded to digital cable yesterday (using WideOpenWest cable service). They brought out a "Scientific Atlanta 8300" DVR/Digital Cable Box and of course hooked it up using the composite video out....
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   04-26-2006, 06:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 708
Posted By Drew_Almighty
I upgraded to digital cable yesterday (using...

I upgraded to digital cable yesterday (using WideOpenWest cable service). They brought out a "Scientific Atlanta 8300" DVR/Digital Cable Box and of course hooked it up using the composite video out....
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