Jump to content



Sign up for a free account to remove the pop-up ads

Signing up for an account is fast and free. As a member you can join in the conversation, enter contests and remove the pop-up ads that guests get. Click here to create your free account.


Photo
- - - - -

Break out cable


  • You cannot start a new topic
  • Please log in to reply
1 reply to this topic

#1 of 2 OFFLINE   Stephane

Stephane

    Stunt Coordinator



  • 138 posts
  • Join Date: Mar 21 2002

Posted September 24 2005 - 06:22 AM

Has anyone heard of a break out cable to convert either (HDMI or DVI) to componant video with a horizontal and vertical sync? So the input configuration on my projector would be ( y / Pb / Pr / H / V ) Thanks Stephane

#2 of 2 OFFLINE   Allan Jayne

Allan Jayne

    Screenwriter



  • 2,406 posts
  • Join Date: Nov 01 1998

Posted September 24 2005 - 01:03 PM

This would be a device (a box with electronics), not just a cable. Unfortunately I do not know where to buy one.

When the signal coming in via DVI or HDMI has HDCP copy protection, any DVI/HDMI to component video converter is supposed to deliver nothing to its component video output and also nothing to an RGBHV output.

Also converting normal component video (with the Y, Pb, and Pr but without the separate H and V) to RGBHV or to Y, Pb, Pr with the separate H and V requires a device as opposed to just a cable.

Are you sure your projector requires separate H and V along with Y, Pb, Pr? This situation is extremely rare and is not standard.

Does your device outputting HDMI also output component video or S-video?

A few projectors assume the input is Y, Pb, and Pr when no separate H and V are supplied and assume the input is RGB when H and V are supplied separately. Otherwise Y/Pb/Pr and RGB into the same input when permitted requires a manual selection for which is which on the projector.

Video hints:
http://members.aol.c...ynejr/video.htm
.




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users