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Old 01-03-2005, 11:11 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Recently I have discovered that my ATI driver has multiple moniter capabilty (the mouse moves off screen to another display). I hooked it up to my ****ty CRT TV via S-Video and I am pleased with the video playback, but text resolution sucks. I have looked it up but the results might as well be in Chinese.

What is the best way to get PC display from an everyday livingroom TV (upgrading if needed).

Also, is a PC projector (Optima etc.) a good solution for a big screen TV. In a dark room with a white screen is it as good as a movie theatre?
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Old 01-03-2005, 11:16 PM   #2 (permalink)
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You need a new VGA Card.

An ATI All in Wonder Pro 9800 is suggested.

They are no doubt used in today's gaming magazines since they support TV In, Out, and capture.
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Old 01-03-2005, 11:48 PM   #3 (permalink)
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OK. TV in, out...sweet but is it all capable. HD ready, high res. able for like...projectors.

Does the TV have to be high scan or progressive scan or HD or whatever the hell TV makers have to describe their TVs. Do composite cables need to be used, or is S-Video good enough or is there a new connection I don't know about.
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it also depends on the TV itself with how high quality pictures you get
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I don't think its that advanced yet.

You can always check them out at www.ati.com

But as I said, the ATI Wonder Pro 9800 is used the most everywhere.
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