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andy90000

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Hi,

I am looking for someone to make up a Component video to DVI cable approx 10m long.........

I have had a number of conflicting views on whether this can be done or not as one is a digital signal and the other analog. However if I am right you use the following the thing should work...

DVI Pin Signal
15 Ground
C1 Analog input Pr/Cr
C2 Analog input Y
C4 Analog input Pb/Cb
C5 Ground

all other pins not connected. I am using a HK DVD25, Onkyo TX-SR701E amp and a Sharp PG-M20X projector (got the pin diagram from Sharp see attachment) Any info would be great!!!!!!:confused:
 

Jasonjo

Well-known Member
How can you convert analogue to digitial without an A/D converter??? Think you are being misinformed...
 

andy90000

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I might be wrong but I think DVI-I does both analog and digital and its DVI-D that is limited to digital? I have a pin diagram from sharp that would suggest that it is possible...........but I still have to find someone to make up the cable....:confused:
 

Joe Fernand

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andy9000

If you have a DVI-I (Digital + Analogue) cable we can break it out to a VGA HD15 connector using one of our Gefen adapters - see http://www.gefen.com/kvm/product.jsp?prod_id=1309 (approx £35).

You'll then require an HD15 to multiple Phono or BNC cable for your YUV signal.

I've not put any of this to the test so cant say if it will actually work or not.

DVI connectors are not really a 'make one up' sort of product at this time - they tend to arrive pre assembled in the various configurations on offer and I've not seen anyone offering a custom service as yet.

Best regards

Joe
 

andy90000

Standard Member
Hi Joe,

I already do this in a way, I have a component video cable that termiates in 15 pin D sub male, then I have a second cable that starts with a 15 pin D sub female and goes to a DVI-I connector into the projector. I wanted to get away with one cable for various reasons but if I can get one made up I will take you up on the connector......:)



Cheers

Andy
 

andy90000

Standard Member
Hi,

I have found a supplier of DVI-I connectors (I think.......find out next week when the new stocks in:clap: )

So could anyone recommend what sort of cable I should use and the best RCA connectors for a component video cable..............and where I can get it made up?


Thanks

Andy
 

Gordon @ Convergent AV

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Best connectors for RCA video would be crimp on Canare's.

Cable....well I'd look at a good quality mini 75 ohm co-ax. Van Damme, Do Belden do such a cable?

The RCA's will have to be specified specifically for the cable and you will probably need a special crimp tool as well. COuld be expensive if you want best result.

Gordon
 

andy90000

Standard Member
Hi Gordon,

Thanks for reply..........this cable is like the holy grail:suicide:

I am VERY new to all this but think that component to DVI-I will work. I have just found some who said they will make it up if I supply the DVI-I connector.

They are going to use QED cable cost for 10m will be £62 is this good?


cheers

Andy
 

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