[mythtv-users] Choosing a HDTV for myth usage

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Thu Aug 17 00:05:19 UTC 2006

On 8/16/06, Gabe Rubin <gaberubin at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 8/16/06, Steven Adeff <adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Not really. While DVI is digital and VGA is analog, the difference
> > should be negligble. DVI/HDMI does allow for completely accurate
> > "pixel-perfect" display though.
> >
> Going all digital eliminates any ground loop problems that may get
> injected into an analog signal.  That was my reason, when upgrading my
> myth box, to ensure I could do optical audio and DVI (to HDMI) video.
> Now those issues are eliminated with my setup.

no, going optical eliminates ground loop problems, DVI may be digital
but it still requires copper, and a ground connection.

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