[mythtv-users] HDMI vs DVI->HDMI

Ben Lancaster mail at benlancaster.co.uk
Wed Feb 25 13:15:40 UTC 2009

On 25 Feb 2009, at 13:13, Ben Lancaster wrote:

> On 25 Feb 2009, at 12:15, Jean-Yves Avenard wrote:
>> 2009/2/25 Friedrich Clausen <fred at derf.nl>
>>> As far as I know, HDMI and DVI are electrically equivalent and the
>>> only difference is that HDMI supports audio and HDCP. So you there
>>> will be no quality reduction with the DVI -> HDMI adapter and I  
>>> would
>>> recommend keeping it. This is what I use and it works very well.
>> DVI supports HDCP too
> I'm interested to see if I can get HDMI audio working, I plan on  
> replacing my 10yr old home cinema amp for an HDMI one before too  
> long as I have a PS3 too, so keeping everything with HDMI would be  
> attractive.

Meant to include this in my last post, but I'm wondering whether HDMI  
will get rid of the overscan I currently get at 720p 50Hz. I don't get  
any with my PS3 running at the same resolution via HDMI.

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