[GLLUG] PCI video card w/TV out?

Karl Schuttler rexykik at gmail.com
Sat Jun 21 00:05:35 EDT 2008

If you have an issue with the syncing, CTRL-K and CTRL-L speed up and
slow down audio in VLC.

On Fri, Jun 20, 2008 at 11:10 PM, Charles Ulrich <charles at bityard.net> wrote:
> On 6/20/08, Ross Smith <rsmith1916 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I'm in the same boat, somewhat similar situation.  I'm getting a VGA to
>> S-Video adapter to solve the problem with my little setup. Now, if I could
>> just finish compiling KDE (it's FreeBSD).  Curiously, those are actually
>> hard to find even at radio shack.
> That's because the adapters are hard to make and sell affordably. VGA
> and S-Video signals are so different that it's not an easy task to
> convert the former to the latter without quite a bit of hardware. An
> article I read a few years back said that you basically have to
> compromise either on picture quality (containing artifacts from an
> imperfect signal translation) or latency (meaning any audio coming out
> of the system would be slightly ahead of the video). This is what led
> me to just get a cheap nvidia card for my media PC.
> It's possible that the converters they sell now are better, though.
> Charles

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