From: "Mark Carver"
Subject: Re: SCART's
Date: Fri, 6 Dec 2002 13:57:30 -0000
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"Tiny Tim" wrote in message news:firstname.lastname@example.org...
> Ah, OK. For some reason I had it stuck in my mind to have the VCR nearest the
> telly, with all the signals flowing in that one direction, but your setup is
> obviously more flexible, but where would you stick your RGB Xbox or PS2 or
> Gamecube, if you had one?
Dunno anything about Xbox or Gamecube. But without any 'pass thru' you're stuffed I think?
> And presumably you cannot watch DTT while recording D-Sat.
No, although the D-Sat box is a Sky+ PVR so I normally make recordings on that.
I only record from the Sky+ box, if I'm making a VHS recording for a friend.
>Why do you have both, out of curiosity?
To receive ITV 2 and UK History (I don't have a Sky sub, only a Sky+ one), and it's handy
for "3 way" recording clashes :-)
> >> Can you benefit from RGB from the DVD and the STB and still get
> >> s-video from your VCR? I believe the answer is "no".
> > Don't know, my VCR has no S-Video output, only composite, but that
> > works for me. I don't see a reason why it shouldn't work for S-Video ?
> It won't work because the socket wiring is different at the TV end. I don't
> believe a single socket can cope with all combinations of RGB, s-video and
Ah yes, that's a good point