Total Longshot - watching TV on my O2

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Total Longshot - watching TV on my O2

Unread postby praetor242 » Tue Oct 24, 2017 5:02 pm

So on my main O2, I have the video capture card, and I have ATT UVerse television and the receiver will output to compost video, but SGI's video in application only formats it as SD, and it's an HDTV cable box.

I have MPlayer compiling, and was wondering if I could use video input from MPlayer to watch my ATT cable on my SGI?

Probably a long-shot but figured I'd ask.
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Re: Total Longshot - watching TV on my O2

Unread postby jimmer » Tue Oct 24, 2017 10:36 pm

If you got a couple of the red/white/yellow RCA outputs on the back of your HDTV box... I'm 99.99% sure they'll be carrying 'regular' SD signals. Just hook up some cables to the O2 and you're set.

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Re: Total Longshot - watching TV on my O2

Unread postby uunix » Wed Oct 25, 2017 12:24 am

The AV2 (4 BNC Connectors) will only accept SD.

But you could try one of these from your HDMI device...
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Excelvan-1080P-3G-SDI-To-HDMI-Converter-SD-SDI-SDI-HD-SDI-Video-Audio-Adapter-UK/232530458820?hash=item3623e538c4:g:rDAAAOSwHNxZ6brL
I use these myself and they are good, but haven't tried them with the O2 as such. I'll see if I can get something to test it with tomorrow.
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