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Monitor mode compatible overscan

Postby IanJ » Mon Feb 10, 2014 6:04 pm

Hi all,

Just a wee note, I landed lucky and bought this SCART to HDMI conv. via Ebay and can confirm it works in MONITOR mode without chopping the sides.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/331100962220? ... 1497.l2649

Ian.

This SART +HDMI to HDMI converter can convert 480I(NTSC)/576I(PAL)format signal to 720P/1080P HDMI signal output,also it can connect with the high definition HDMI input interface,
Easily connect with the DVD, set-top box, HD player,Game Console (PS2, PS3, PSP, WII, XBOX360, etc).

Only convert SCART signal to HDMI signal, can not convert HDMI signal to SCART signal.
It is not HDMI to SCART Converter!!!

Features:

• Scales Scart Signal (RGB or Composite Video) to HDMI 720p or 1080P
• HDMI output: 720P, 1080P
• Scart audio is integrated into HDMI out as well as pass-through to earphone or sound box output
• Automatically detect RGB (50/60Hz), Composite Video (NTSC/PAL)
• Auto-store setting of output resolution
• SCART audio is integrated into HDMI out as well as pass-through to earphone or sound box output
• Automatically detect RGB (50/60Hz), composite Video (NTSC/PAL)
• Auto-store setting of output resolution

Specifications:

• HDMI output interface: connect with high definition TV or high definition projector
• HDMI output format: 720P@50/60Hz, 1080P@50/60HZ
• Audio output format: Digital coaxial audio, analog stereo audio
• SCART input interface: DVD, set top box, other players
• SCART input format: PAL / NTSC_M / NTSC4.43 / SECAM / PLA-M / PAL-N
• HDMI input format:
- 480I / 576I / 480P / 576P / 720P @50-60Hz
- 1080I / 1080P @50-60Hz
• Compatible with several DVI format: 800x600, 1024x768, 1280x1024, 1360x768, 1680x1050, 1920x1080 etc
• 3.5mm audio interface: Connect with analog audio amplifier or headphones input interface
• Digital coaxial output: Connect with digital audio amplifier
• Product Weight: 285 g
• Product Size: 10.3 x 10.3 x 2.5 cm

Package:

1 x Scart to HDMI Video Converter
1 x UK Power Adapter
1 x User Quick Guide


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Re: Monitor mode compatible overscan

Postby dilwyn » Mon Feb 10, 2014 6:51 pm

IanJ wrote:Hi all,
Just a wee note, I landed lucky and bought this SCART to HDMI conv. via Ebay and can confirm it works in MONITOR mode without chopping the sides.
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/331100962220? ... 1497.l2649

This sounds really good, Ian. And a pretty reasonable cost too. I presume it works with a standard QL-SCART cable, without any modification required?

Any chance you could perhaps post a photo of what the display looks like?

Quite fancy one of these myself, as although I can connect my QL to our TV via SCART, it does suffer from the slight loss of characters at the edges as it stands.


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Re: Monitor mode compatible overscan

Postby Dave » Mon Feb 10, 2014 7:44 pm

This is a nice find. I wonder if it has a chipset that can be incorporated into QL2?


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Re: Monitor mode compatible overscan

Postby IanJ » Mon Feb 10, 2014 10:24 pm

I will take a photo of the screen tomorrow, and I will open her up for a look inside also.

Yes, I use the normal ql to scart cable without any mods.

Ian.


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Re: Monitor mode compatible overscan

Postby dilwyn » Tue Feb 11, 2014 10:25 am

IanJ wrote:I will take a photo of the screen tomorrow, and I will open her up for a look inside also.

Yes, I use the normal ql to scart cable without any mods.

Ian.

Thank you.


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Re: Monitor mode compatible overscan

Postby IanJ » Tue Feb 11, 2014 6:45 pm

Hi all,

Here's the pics.

I always got to modify stuff........so I'll probably try and integrate the SCART-HDMI converter directly into the QL case. I quite like the idea of an HDMI socket on the QL back panel.......somewhere!
Will need a bigger PSU though as I'm already powering the floppy drive etc from the QL.

Ian.

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Re: Monitor mode compatible overscan

Postby dilwyn » Tue Feb 11, 2014 7:47 pm

IanJ wrote:Hi all,
Here's the pics.
I always got to modify stuff........so I'll probably try and integrate the SCART-HDMI converter directly into the QL case. I quite like the idea of an HDMI socket on the QL back panel.......somewhere!
Will need a bigger PSU though as I'm already powering the floppy drive etc from the QL.

Looks good, it seems to have coped well with the overscan.
Thank you for the pictures, and good look with building it into your QL. Must admit, I'd probably just have taped it to the QL over the microdrives if it fits there (although it might get hot there).


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Re: Monitor mode compatible overscan

Postby vanpeebles » Tue Feb 11, 2014 8:24 pm

Pics look great! Might have to get one of these :)


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Re: Monitor mode compatible overscan

Postby RWAP » Tue Feb 11, 2014 8:25 pm

Is it worth adding some of the details about this to the FAQs - need the manufacturer and model number as the ebay listing may not last long!


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Re: Monitor mode compatible overscan

Postby belg4rion67 » Tue Feb 11, 2014 9:33 pm

To complete info about converter I've found another one on amazon named "max track cl30" and seems to have same feature of the one buyed by IanJ.
I buyed it, so when it will arrive I'll prepare some description and picture of internal circuit. (and obviously I hope that ql screen will be complete too...) :-D
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