[MPlayer-users] Which card should I buy for TV-out?
albeu at free.fr
Sun Feb 17 16:15:02 CET 2002
Hi Stephen Davies,
on Sun, 17 Feb 2002 14:09:49 +0000 (GMT) you wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> On Sun, 17 Feb 2002, Attila Kinali wrote:
> > I think this method is the cheapest one.... if it really works :-)
> > http://www.sput.nl/hardware/tv-x.html
> It does work. I built such a cable and tried it out.
> Trouble is, it needs a VGA card that is able to generate PAL/NTSC video
> signal - which requires rather a low dot clock. Also, to get the full
> vertical resolution the card must be able to make interlaced video. Many
> now can't.
> I couldn't find any card which:
> - had X XVideo support
> - could do the PAL frequencies, and
> - had interlaced support.
> So in the end I abandoned this approach.
I don't searched very much but benshees can do interlaced. But only
in VESA mode :( ,so no hw scalling, etc. Perhaps it's possible, dunno.
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