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#1 of 6 OFFLINE   Brad Russell

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Posted February 16 2007 - 09:40 AM

I'm about to pull the trigger on a HD1000 and have a cabling question. I'm planning on running an HDMI cable directly to my Oppo 970 but I'm wondering about the other source. Right now my receiver (Yamaha 659) does component upconversion but besides the Oppo, all I'm running is a VCR and analog cable through that VCR. Should I switch that to component or just stick with the S-video I have now?

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#2 of 6 OFFLINE   ChrisClearman

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Posted February 16 2007 - 12:25 PM

analog cable and a vcr through a projector? yikes. that is going to be brutal.

#3 of 6 OFFLINE   Karynak

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Posted February 16 2007 - 01:41 PM

Buy an iScan Vid processor.

#4 of 6 OFFLINE   Brad Russell

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Posted February 22 2007 - 03:57 AM

Thanks for the suggestion although I don't think that is in the budget right now. I have about a twenty foot run and currently have a 25' s-video cable. Would there be any advantage to running a component one? Or should I just stick with the s-video for cable? I think I could make 20' work but 25' would make things more comfortable. Will there be much of a difference in my HDMI cable if I go with 25 over 20'?. Also, are any of the HDMI cables offered with projectors from various e-tailers any good? Should I avoid them and buy that separately?

Thanks!

Brad

#5 of 6 OFFLINE   ChrisWiggles

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Posted February 23 2007 - 08:04 AM

For broadcast and VHS, S-video should be fine.

#6 of 6 OFFLINE   Brad Russell

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Posted February 23 2007 - 02:51 PM

thanks!