composite video does not have the resolution support needed for vga signals. you can either deal with the quality as-is, or you can upgrade to vga-input monitors.
Hello everyone. I am doing my first install, and I have encountered a small problem. When I hook up my monitors to my PC, the picture Is blurry. I am doing a desktop install. Everything is put together, just need to get my monitors into focus. My graphics card is a GeForce FX5500 with TV out. I am using s-video to RCA output(bought the adapter on ebay). My monitors do not have touchscreen or VGA input. They(there are 3, 2 headrest and 1 flip out in dash) have standard RCA input. I have a wireless keyboard/mouse combo to control everything(works great). I am using a 60Gig laptop hard drive in my White Box Small Form Factor PC with a Mini ATX motherboard inside made by VIA(have read that a laptop hard drive is best, next to a solid state hard drive for in car computers). I have tested the unit...Everything is running smooth. If If anyone can help me with the display issue, the rest of the project will be a piece of cake. Installing this unit in a 1999 300M. Will be doing further upgrades as I go, but need to get the basic install complete before I can proceed. Will post pics later.... Thanks in advance!!!!
You may be able to improve the image quality by tweaking your display with a utility such as Power Strip.
How much could it improve? Can't answer that, but I can say that will not be anywhere near as sharp as a true VGA output.
Do you know anyone who has used this utility? I only need to get my text a little more into focus at 800x600 resolution.
Sorry but you will never be able to get readable text from RCA composite. I tried every adapter on the market and every program and nothing helps. Get some VGa screens. You will be happy you did.
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people get good pictures with svideo because their tv's are processing the image and making it look better. the only way you can get readable text with svid is to have a tv that does an exceptional job at its own filtering. this is where you used to hear about 'digital comb filters' and stuff on sd tv's.
your lcd screen is just a monitor, it does no filtering or anything like that. it is designed to present the picture exactly as the source provides, so thats why you get a poor result.
How about this converter... http://sewelldirect.com/PC-to-TV-Converter.asp... Will it improve my display image any? Would love to get a VGA monitor, definitely in the future, but my money is funny these days and I can't afford the upgrade right now, and all of the flip out monitors I have found are over $250.