Archived from groups: rec.video.desktop (More info?)
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, "Eric Gisin" <email@example.com> wrote:
>There is very little technical info on the earlier All-in-Wonder architecture.
>I know there is info on the Rage chipset, and I have the Bt829 manual.
>However, there must be lots of custom logic.
>I assume there is parallel bus on the Rage for the extra devices. The 128
>seems to have mpeg hardware that the Pro doesn't.
>Since both use the Bt829, why does the 128 capture at higher resolution?
>YUV9/12/16 seem to be ATI terms. What do they mean?
>Were does the audio signal come from on the video out cables?
>Were does the audio on the video in cables go to, an on-board ADC? I assume
>that is what the TV audio device is for, which adds a video slider to Volume
>I have to make a video-out cable for my Pro, and don't want to waste effort.
>Apparently the card can tell if TV is hooked up, how is this possible?
The ati card can sense a load on the cabling and this is how it can tell if a
tv or video device like a vcr is hooked up
Why build a cable when you can get one for cheap many places like here?