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Got my Wii component cables today

Discussion in 'Nintendo Wii Hardware' started by Lethal, Dec 28, 2006.

  1. Lethal

    Lethal Extreme Gamer

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    Well they came today and I am not sure if there is a difference really. I am going to snap a few shots of Zelda and you guys tell me if you see a difference.

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    Ok after seeing them like this I guess the 480p does show more clearer detail. Even the colors are brighter. You can find the component cables on ebay for like $15. I bought an off brand.
     
  2. DRMARIO

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    I was thinking about getting some component cables today..But My tv iSN'T HD ( I'm Quite happy with a normal flat screen TV, i honestly dont care about more Pixels or whatever) So , do i need a HD tv to use component cables?
     
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    hmm...not too bad. the pics are definately brighter and clearer. I have component cables too, problem is no wii :(
     
  4. Skippy

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    It depends on the TV. Some non-HD TV's can display a regular definition progressive scan signal (480p). You'd have to check you tv's owner's manual.
     
  5. SLrocket

    SLrocket Rockets In '08!!!

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    holy crap thats nice
     
  6. Justinyoung

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    Regular def. TVs can't display 480p. Standard def can only display 480i or even lower. EDTV(enhanced) displays 480p. HDTV displays either 720p or 1080i. lots of people call 1080p 'True HD'
     
  7. daonei

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    I have a 32" HDTV that supports up to 1080i and when I installed the component cable, the image became jagged. I don't know if it's really worth the extra few bucks to pick up the component cable to play at 480p because in all honesty, to me it didn't make a great difference except for the fact that it was not as blurred, but more jagged.
     
  8. Goots

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    Er, I don't mean to offend anyone here, but those piccies look bloody awful compared to what I'm getting on a standard RGB Scart connection !

    Maybe it's the camera I dunno, but mine seems a lot sharper than that and I'm not even using component cables.

    Is it just me ?
     
  9. Lethal

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    nah its my camera. Its terrible. But the component cables do make the games a little jagged.
     
  10. Goots

    Goots Wii noob

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    Ah gotcha.

    Glad you weren't offended by my post :)
     
  11. Wildside

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    read on wikipedia.org about EDTVs that give a better 480p display then HDTVs do when u use component cables.
     
  12. Lethal

    Lethal Extreme Gamer

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    lol ill read it if you post the link
     
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    Awesome. Do you know what to do to run the gamecube games in proscan? Or just do the option in the wii preferences?
     
  15. Wildside

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    hmm not sure, but i have a feeling gamecube games go automatically to 480p if u play them on the Wii with component cables; lol, y wouldnt it??
     
  16. rortiz79

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    hmm I dunno. Just in case I guess lol Anyway, thanks for the pics, I too will enjoy the wii soon with sharp goodness.
     
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    doug52 Overly Strong Right Arm

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    most GCN games that support p-scan will ask you if youd like to use it while first loading the game.
     
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    Well the RGB scart cable I got REMOVES the jagged edges!? and smooths the graphics nicely - which is the Nintendo Scart Cable
     
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    You don't need 480p to enjoy some of the benefits of the component cables. Component on 480i still looks cleaner and clearer than composite at 480i. If your TV takes the component cables, I recommend getting them regardless of whether it does 480p.
     
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    man i just stick to regular shyt, my games look great no complaints here
     

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