[mythtv-users] HDMI or DVI

Ben Kevan ben.kevan at gmail.com
Wed Sep 12 16:13:08 UTC 2007

Green flicker is probably caused by a short in the cable, not the quality of 
the cable.. 

On Wednesday 12 September 2007 08:35:55 am Andrew Burgess wrote:
> >Mind you, running 1080p60 means you have to have a good cable, I've tried
> >and failed with a 10 meter cheap cable (you get green flicker in the
> >picture),
> Interesting. I thought pixelation or no picture were the only failure
> modes. I wonder what exactly happens to make green flicker?
> >and it worked properly with a 15 meter more expensive cable
> >(approx $60, so still fairly cheap). The cheaper cable worked ok at
> >1080i60.
> I have a 35 foot 24 AWG DVI cable from monoprice.com that works with a
> nvidia 7600 agp card and a sharp 42 inch 1080p lcd. $43. YMMV.
> http://www.monoprice.com/products/product.asp?c_id=102&cp_id=10209&cs_id=10
> It's dual link which I ended up not using. You can get a 22AWG
> HDMI for the same price.
> Again YMMV. They are good about taking stuff back.
> I'm not affiliated with them in any way, just a satisfied customer.
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