[mythtv-users] DVI vs HDMI

Brian L. Walter blwalter at gmail.com
Sat Sep 1 01:32:42 UTC 2007

Brad DerManouelian wrote:
> On Aug 31, 2007, at 5:54 PM, Brian L. Walter wrote:
>> Greetings,
>> I'm currently feeding my monitor via DVI.   The monitor can also do
>> HDMI.  Well getting a DVI->HDMI cable improve the picture/ 
>> performance of
>> the monitor?
>> The monitor is a Westinghouse 37"
>> TIA
>> Brian
> What sort of picture/performance issues are you having? I have a dual- 
> link DVI cable to my Westinghouse 42" display. I've tried it in the  
> 1080p DVI port, the 1080i DVI port and I've tried HDMI vs. component  
> video. They all look pretty much the same to me except I was getting  
> weird artifacts at 1080i that disappeared with 1080p, so I left it  
> there.
> The short answer is that a good quality DVI cable should look  
> identical to a good quality HDMI cable.

The iissue I'm having is probably more related to the recordings from 
one particular source - pvr150 via svideo.  I'm just trying to elimate 
all other factors.

So far, it sounds like the issue is somewhere else. 


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