[vdr] HDTV w/ FF card

Nicolas Huillard nhuillard at e-dition.fr
Thu Apr 21 15:06:32 CEST 2005


Dr. Werner Fink a écrit :
> On Thu, Apr 21, 2005 at 12:53:32PM +0100, Torgeir Veimo wrote:
> 
>>On Thu, 2005-04-21 at 13:33 +0200, Dr. Werner Fink wrote:
>>
>>
>>>I'd like to see a HW decoder (Mpeg 1/2/4), S-Video and
>>>DVI out for 720p and 1080i on a graphic card with an
>>>open source driver supporting this decoder.
>>
>>The X-card fits the bill. There's docs available on the net, there's a
>>binary proprietary driver that works with linux, and the driver could
>>build upon the already existing dxr3 driver.
> 
> 
> Does the REALmagice X-Card from Sigma really support more than
> pixles 720 x 576 for PAL?  And does this card really include
> an DVI out?

 From http://www.sigmadesigns.com/products/xcard_reviews/techtv070802.pdf
* composite + s-video + component out (YPbPr)
* output up to 1080i
* max source resolution 720x576
This one does not fit the bill...

The CLE266 on the Via EPIA motherboards goes in the right way. The next 
chipset CN400 adds MPEG4 decoding. The open-source MPEG2 driver is quite 
usable. Output is VGA (not DVI), but composite/s-video output is crap 
(but who cares, if the goal is HDTV). Certainly does not handle HDTV, 
but the newer could do that.

-- 
NH



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