Re: HDTV Hookup & Quality
From: Scott S Sikora (sssikora_at_tricoequipment.com)
Date: Thu, 6 May 2004 10:32:33 -0400
I disagree with Striker. I have a rear-projection Sony and run it at
960x540p - half the resolution of it's native 1920x1080i display reslution -
and it's picture is absolutely stunning, sharp as a tack...perfect for MCE,
"Striker" <anonymous@no.Spam> wrote in message
> When using your HDTV in PC mode you will not get good video quality if
> HDTV is CRT driven as compared to being Pixel driven (LCD, Plasma, DLP,
> ICOS) this is because a CRT TV is not good at displaying sharp vertical
> lines due to the analog nature of each line. PC CRT monitors have sharp
> because each line is divided up into pixels.
> "JamesF" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> >I presently have my MCE PC hooked up to a conventional monitor.
> >works, but I would like to hook it up to a widescreen 16:9 HDTV set. The
> >HDTV set I am considering has CVI inputs and I have located some adapters
> >to take the VGA connector to the CVI inputs (ATI or Cables to Go).
> > What kind of display quality can I expect when using MCE in PC mode? PC
> > displays are 4:3, correct? Will the display quality (for PC games,
> > surfing, etc.) on the widescreen HDTV set be comparable to my viewing on
> > conventional PC display monitor?
> > Thanks, Jim