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I need to downscale a component connection from 1080/720p to 480i. The output can be component, s-video, or composite, doesn't matter. Is this possible with any half-affordable device?
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what device are you trying to downscale?
 
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post #3 of 9
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what device are you trying to downscale?
It's sorta complicated lol. Don't think it matters where the video is coming from though really.

I have a thing that will convert it to VGA too I remembered, and I just found this on the internet: http://www.atlona.com/product.php?pr...cat=308&page=1

It's a bit more then I would like to spend, but I guess I'll have to if nobody can find anything else.
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capture card through pc out svideo but tell us what u want to do so we can help you
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It's sorta complicated lol. Don't think it matters where the video is coming from though really.

I have a thing that will convert it to VGA too I remembered, and I just found this on the internet: http://www.atlona.com/product.php?pr...cat=308&page=1

It's a bit more then I would like to spend, but I guess I'll have to if nobody can find anything else.
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My ps3 is currently Hooked up to a monitor with the component > VGA thing. I was going to split the component connection and try to convert it down to 480i so it could go to my capture card (it has component in, but max res of 480i ). The screen I'm using cannot display any interlaced resolution, so running the ps3 at 480i isn't an option (plus it doesn't look as good ). So that brings me to the point of needing a converter that will downscale from 1080p and 720p to 480i.

I can also split the connection after it gets converted to a VGA signal.
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you can get the standard adapter for the PS3 to go from the PS3 to a composite connection and use that yellow RCA adapter to go straight to the capture card.

ie this: http://cgi.ebay.com/S-video-Composit...QQcmdZViewItem
 
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post #8 of 9
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Originally Posted by DanNEBTD View Post
you can get the standard adapter for the PS3 to go from the PS3 to a composite connection and use that yellow RCA adapter to go straight to the capture card.

ie this: http://cgi.ebay.com/S-video-Composit...QQcmdZViewItem
I didn't buy a ps3 to play it with a composite cable lol. No, my screen needs to stay at 1080p, so composite from the ps3 is out of the question (it doesn't support 480i or composite anyways).

I've got a fairly intricate PS3 setup, and the only missing link is getting the video out of the ps3 @ 1080p, then converting one from the splitter so that my capture card can handle it.

(edit) I think the confusion may be that I didn't make it clear that the capture card isn't the only thing the ps3 is going to, which is why I can't use the stock composite cables.
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oh I see now. . i was thinking you just wanted to record what you were doing on the PS3 . . as in a temp thing
 
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