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Megadrive/Genesis HDTV hook up

Discussion in 'Technical Discussion' started by Superspecs, May 20, 2008.

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  1. Superspecs

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    Hey guys.

    I have a 32" 720p Sony Bravia an I was just wondering if there was a better way to hook my Megadrive up to it because at the moment it looks absolutely awful going through the whole aerial/RF connector thing. Its barely playable and I have to retune it everytime I play. Was there a scart adapter?

    Any suggestions?
     
  2. Qjimbo

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    Yep there was an RGB scart cable, I have one in fact.

    They're pretty easy to come by on ebay.
     
  3. Superspecs

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    Oh wow, cheers! I imagine it provides a far greater image quality than I could have got through the aerial too. Is there a three plug component cable available? I guess I should just google it.
     
  4. Overlord

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    To my knowledge, RGB SCART is as good as you'll get, I don't think a component cable exists. =P Certainly not that I've seen.
     
  5. Flygon

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    SCART is a bit overkill, I get very blocky quality on my 50'in Plasma over Composite cables. In fact, I could count the pixels on the RF connection on my old CRT TV (Though a bit blurred), is NTSC RF as bad as it is?
     
  6. Superspecs

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    Thanks all, Im going to go with a scart connection I think.
     
  7. GerbilSoft

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    Many HDTVs are rather poor at upscaling lower-resolution signals. This is why, for example, many noobs say that the Wii looks like crap on an HDTV. Consider trying a PC monitor or projector instead. (PC monitors might not support 15 kHz, but a projector should.)
     
  8. Flygon

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    I can agree with the Wii bit, but I do like to see my individual pixels rather than having it anti-alianised like an RF connection.
     
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