DVI to HDMI and HDMI to DVI and which cables - connectors?

Discussion in 'Playback Devices' started by Chris PC, Dec 29, 2005.

  1. Chris PC

    Chris PC Producer

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    For my new projector:

    I have an iScan Ultra with a DVI-D connector and I will be connecting to a TX200 with an HDMI connector. I have a DVI-I dual-link cable. Should I try something like this first?

    http://www.pacificcable.com/Picture_...Name=HDMIMDVIF

    ...or just buy an HDMI to DVI cable?

    . . .

    For the person buying my TX100:

    HDMI connector on Panasonic S77 dvd player to DVI input of TX100 projector:

    http://www.pacificcable.com/Picture_...Name=HDMIFDVIM

    or since he has no cable, an HDMI to DVI cable:

    http://www.pacificcable.com/Picture_...me=HDMIDVI%2D8

    Chose the longest length for instance.

    Any suggestions?
     
  2. John S

    John S Producer

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    (I'm still just sitting here bored at work).. [​IMG]


    See, really not a lot of people using DVI/HDMI digital video connections yet, and of those that do only a small percentage is having issues with it.



    I just noticed your not getting a lot of responses on your thread(s).


    I take it the new owner only wants it, if the DVD via digital video connection can be made to work correctly?

    If so, that is a tough spot to be in for you.
     
  3. Chris PC

    Chris PC Producer

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    Tried my DVI cable from the TX100 to a DVI>HDMI adapter to the HDMI connector on the S77 and it worked fine. I am sure if he wanted to, he can find an HDMI to DVI cable to suit his needs (length etc). Oh, and there were no sparkles at 720p.
     
  4. Steve Berger

    Steve Berger Supporting Actor

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    HDMI is basically DVI plus audio with regards to pin connections and many people use the DVI to HDMI adapters because the HDMI cable is easier to pull through small openings; also there is no need for audio to a front projector, unlike a TV panel or RPTV.
     
  5. Kevin. W

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    Chris, where did you get the DVI-I cable from? I need one for my LCD.
     
  6. Kevin T

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    typically monoprice.com has the best prices i've seen for quality hdmi / dvi cables. i have plenty of dvi to hdmi cables / adaptors inline between my sources and my projector and i've never had a problem with image quality.

    kevin t
     
  7. Westly T

    Westly T Second Unit

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    I got my HDMI cable at Monoprice, quality seems very very good on their 24G cable and is very, very cheap!!

    http://www.monoprice.com

    6" HDMI
    High Quality model $18.80
    Budget model $7.65

    6" HDMI - DVI
    High Quality model $18.87
    Budget model $6.44

    Other lengths available as well as adapters. I have no association with them other then being a customer.
     
  8. Chris PC

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    Six inches? You mean feet right?
     

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