[mythtv-users] Choosing a HDTV for myth usage

Craig Partin cpartin at gmail.com
Thu Aug 17 00:09:40 UTC 2006

> > > 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.
> --

So assuming quality wiring and the absence of ground loop problems
then VGA is as good as DVI for feeding signal to the TV, particulary
HD signal?  There is no loss in the D/A and A/D conversions?

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