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DVI connection on Hitachi 42PD7200

Discussion in 'Plasma TVs' started by wonderloaf, Aug 2, 2005.

  1. wonderloaf

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    Just tried connecting up my PC using the DVI socket on the 7200, problem seems to be that the plug (cable) side has a flat blade connector with 2 pins either side top and bottom, but the plasma side just has an aperture for the blade, no holes for the pins. Hence I can't insert the plug!

    I thought DVI connections were standard format, or is this another instance of non-standard 'standard'? BTW, used a converter to to input from DVI on the PC to analogue on the 7200 and the picture was great, but I would really like to see what it's like with DVI.

    Any ideas anyone :confused:
     
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    OK, just in case anybodies interested I've done some research and there seems to be three DVI standards: DVI-A, DVI-D, and DVI-I. Seems like I've got DVI-D on the 7200, and DVI-I on the PC (ATI Radeon AIW Graphics card). Now I've just got to find a cable that will hook the two up. For a better explanation try this link:

    http://www.lindy.com/uk/tips/uk/Digital_Monitor_Connections_Explained_/index.php

    Still, I guess you guys new this anyway ;)
     
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    That informed me mate :thumbsup:
     
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    Glad to be of service :)
     

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