Atlona AT-HD530 HDMI downconverter converts HD video to SD
Usually resolution is converted upward from standard-definition to 720p or 1080p high-definition resolution. In the case of Atlona's AT-HD530, the down-converter changes high-def video content to standard-def. The unit accepts high-def sources over HDMI or DVI inputs, converts it, and then sends it to a standard-def display over composite or S-video outputs including any accompanying audio.
The AT-HD530 not only accepts 1080p video content from HDTVs but also UXGA (1600 x 1200 pixels at 60 Hz) content from a Mac or PC. Also, both NTSC and PAL signals are supported so the AT-HD530 is good to go in North America or Europe.
On sale this month, the Atlona AT-HD530 will cost $299.
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Posted by Justin Davey at August 8, 2009 4:52 PM