Trying to determine what’s gone wrong: HDMI to DVI connection.

Discussion in 'Home Theater Projects' started by Mary M S, Apr 3, 2006.

  1. Mary M S

    Mary M S Screenwriter

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    I have the
    D* HR10-250: HDMI output
    Sony KF-60XBR800: DVI input

    HR10-250 provided a HDMI to DVI cable in box. (unknown brand)

    Worked flawlessly for months, suddenly PQ deteriorated to a screen that is reminiscent of viewing a negative (but in color). So am back to component cables for now.

    Any help or advice to determine which is the culprit? The STB or Display outputs/inputs or (hopefully) an HDMI to DVI cable gone bad? Cables are not cheap hoping to deduce if there is a method of elimination whereby I can zero in on which part to focus repair funds on.
     
  2. Chu Gai

    Chu Gai Lead Actor

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    Not sure Mary. I'd try the cable first. These cables are available in a number of places including Walmart (Philips brand) which as we all know has a no hassle return policy.
     
  3. Mary M S

    Mary M S Screenwriter

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    ..the path of least resistance.
    I threw it out in the fear someone had seen that behavior (neg in color) during a failure of the DVI or HDMI on either of those two models.. I did not know Walmart carried the cables..when last I Looked they were scarce.
    I hate to carry it around but test II would be take the STB to my moms and hook it to her DVI to eliminate the HDMI side.

    Thanks Chu.
     
  4. Chu Gai

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    Make sure you bring cookies.
     

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