Is DVI the same as (S)VGA?

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  1. KellyR

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    My TV has a compnent and (S)VGA inputs and I was wondering whether or not that is the same as DVI (actually it has two). Here's a pic:

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    So does my TV have DVI (It's an RCA MM36110 if that helps)?
     
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    Not only are the jacks different, but DVI is a digital video interface, while VGA uses RGBhv, which is an analog transmission format. Completely different. so no.
     
  4. KellyR

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    Is it possible to use a converter? Do they make DVI-I to SVGA connectors? If not, I guess I'm SOL unless they make a good component switcher.
     
  5. Iver

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    You may already have component-switching if you own an A/V receiver that sold within the past couple of years for more than about $300 list.

    Except for very entry-level models (e.g., Denon AVR-1602), there are usually two component-video input jack sets and one output set, allowing you to conduct component-video switching with the receiver.
     
  6. PaulT

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    Your image link needs to be on one line, but it appears that it is too long for vBulletin to handle. Needs to be cut and paste into your browser bar.

    try it linked:
    http://groups.msn.com/_Secure/0SADpA...mvQxTZMqkwXB39!h8El5OAThVvt2GdcIokyPJ6ijXrSbU99Fuc98LmlkGgEK*kDg zKGQxazpgAAAAynJlAg/DSC00457.JPG?dc=4675471056894507530
    nope, still too long
     

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