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# 22336 24-May-2008 12:57
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Hi

Just got a new projector that accepts a RGB component video input and I'm hoping that my DSR600 sky decoder outputs the same;  but having searched similar topics in this forum I'm still unclear as to whether the decoder does have a component output. Can anyone confirm if it does and if not, is it possible to upgrade my Sky box to a later model that has a component video output?

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Tim

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  # 133004 24-May-2008 13:40
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Just found the following post that pretty much explains everything - I guess I need to upgrade to a new decoder

http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?ForumId=34&TopicId=9668&page_no=4

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  # 133005 24-May-2008 13:41
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Most Sky decoders can. You will need a SCART -> Component adapter. Go into the Setup Menu and Tell it component or composite output first to check if you have the option.


 
 
 
 


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  # 133035 24-May-2008 17:06
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DSR600 supports composite, svideo and rgb but NOT YPbPr component. Use SCART to component cable for either rgb or YPbPr.




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  # 133601 27-May-2008 16:25
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Spyware: DSR600 supports composite, svideo and rgb but NOT YPbPr component. Use SCART to component cable for either rgb or YPbPr.


OK, thanks for the replies. I didn't know there were different forms of component video and I'm assuming I cannot use the DSR600's rgb signal into my projectors YPbPr input - is this correct? If so, then has anyone out there tried using the S-video output into a projector and gotten good results?

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Tim

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  # 133643 27-May-2008 19:39
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S-Video is a good step up and bypasses many limitations that a PJ will show up. Sky will charge you a fee for upgrading to a STB that support YCrCb component. All Sky STBs support RGB component, similar but differnt and not compatible.

Either way you are going to have to buy cables, and maybe a box upgrade, for a large screen (ie PJ) there is a distince improvement going to component as most PJs have lousy (read token) PAL decoders (used for both composite and S-vid).

Cyril

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