[vdr] vdr and YUV output

Ondrej Wisniewski ondrej.wisniewski at ericsson.com
Tue Jun 7 13:42:39 CEST 2005

Andreas Holzhammer - Privat wrote:
>>Andreas Holzhammer - Privat a écrit :
> Nicolas,
> thanks for your recommendations, I will have a look into the Matrox 
> route as well. I'm somewhat concerned on CPU power especially when 
> playing back mpeg4, but I could offload this to a pinnacle showcenter 
> type box.
> There are three reasons to use YUV:
> - progressive scan is possible through YUV
> - DVD media is natively YUV
> - most important, my amp (Yamaha AX1) is capable of switching YUV input 
> signals (and add his OSD to it), but can't do RGB
> So the highest achievable quality for me is YUV

I have the VDR box and a DVD player both with RGB output which I would
like to switch with an A/V amp. However there seem to be only amps on
the market that switch YUV signals. Anyone knows why ? Are there (cheap)
ways around that ?

Ondrej ...

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