Can you convert HDTV to SD?

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  1. Gabe D

    Gabe D Cinematographer

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    Is it possible to convert an HDTV signal into a standard TV signal, so that I could record a show onto DVD (and maintain the 16:9 ratio)?

    Sorry if this has been covered before (or if it's just a stupid question). I searched the forum but didn't find an answer.
     
  2. Scott Merryfield

    Scott Merryfield Executive Producer

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    Most (if not all) HD tuners include svideo and/or composite video outputs, which contain a standard NTSC video signal. Some tuners will allow you to simultaneously output both HD and NTSC, while others force you to select one or the other.
     

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