S-VHS Out Query

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S-VHS Out Query

Postby bdeakin22 » Sun Aug 11, 2002 1:23 am

Hello. I have a Hercules 4500 with TV-Out (SVHS) and want to have Premiere sending my monitor preview to a TV so I can be sassy.

Can anyone point me in the right direction as to how to get this to happen? :)
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Postby FurryCurry » Sun Aug 11, 2002 3:12 am

Set up the TV as a second monitor in the display properties control panel.
Use 640x480, or 800x600, whatever looks good to you.
Drag your monitor window over to the desktop on the TV.
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Postby IMAC » Sat Aug 24, 2002 10:07 am

TV resolution is acutally somewhere around 640 x 400, so be warned, it will nto look anywhere NEAR as good on a tv set. I regularly watch my dvd's on my tv set using my radeon 7500.
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Postby jbone » Sun Aug 25, 2002 6:03 pm

IMAC wrote:TV resolution is acutally somewhere around 640 x 400, so be warned, it will nto look anywhere NEAR as good on a tv set. I regularly watch my dvd's on my tv set using my radeon 7500.


TV resolution is 720x480.

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Postby ErMaC » Tue Aug 27, 2002 1:58 am

TV has no real "resolution" per se - Resolution is measured in pixels and because TV is analog and thus has no definate # of pixels for a specific resolution, you can't conveniently say that it is X resolution (unless you're talking about SDTV or HDTV standards which are indeed digital).

In general, the # of pixels which can be correlated to a standard NTSC video picture is 720x486 (Yes, 486) but most of the time it's digitized as 720x480 (because that's easier to work with).
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Postby TaranT » Tue Aug 27, 2002 3:26 am

ErMaC wrote:TV has no real "resolution" per se - Resolution is measured in pixels and because TV is analog and thus has no definate # of pixels for a specific resolution, you can't conveniently say that it is X resolution (unless you're talking about SDTV or HDTV standards which are indeed digital).

In general, the # of pixels which can be correlated to a standard NTSC video picture is 720x486 (Yes, 486) but most of the time it's digitized as 720x480 (because that's easier to work with).


That's includes the "overflow", doesn't it? 720/480 = 1.5 which is not the NTSC aspect ratio of 4/3.

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Postby ErMaC » Tue Aug 27, 2002 4:00 am

That includes overscan but remember, if you'd read my guide properly 8) you'd know that Television "pixels" are not square, and thus a pixel aspect ratio of 3:2 is perfectly normal - since the actual pixels themselves are lined up such that you see them in 4:3.

(BTW by saying Television "pixels" are not square that just means that the # of samples that can be extrapolated from the analog signal in the horizontal direction do not conform on a 4:3 basis with the number of scanlines that are encoded into the analog signal)
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