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HdMI -->DVI question

Old 02-15-07, 07:14 PM
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HdMI -->DVI question

I just got a PS3. I'm going to hook it up to my display's DVI port. My friend has an HDMI -->DVI adaptor he is willing to give me. Are there any advantages in picture quality in using an HDMI -->DVI cable instead of the adaptor?


Oh, the adapter is from monoprice.
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Old 02-15-07, 07:59 PM
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FWIW, my PS3 is connected via an HDMI->DVI cable and PQ looks amazing!
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Old 02-15-07, 08:03 PM
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The signal is digital, so there would be no loss.

That being said, there are plenty of people that would choose to debate this.
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Old 02-15-07, 08:24 PM
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I use HDMI to DVI and it's great. I never had any problems. Blu-ray plays in 1080p.
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Old 02-15-07, 10:07 PM
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Is it possible to use an HDMI-DVI cable and still use the white/red audio cables or do you have to use the optical port for the audio?
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Old 02-15-07, 10:41 PM
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The PS3 will let you pick what audio output you want to use so yes it is possible.
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Old 02-16-07, 05:49 PM
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Has anyone ever had a problem using an HDMI cable with a PS3? My PS3 losses a lot of picture quality when I use HDMI, but component cables look awesome. When I use the same HDMI cable on my Toshiba upconvert DVD player, the quality is amazing.
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