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DVI or HDMI? What gives the best results?

Discussion in 'Blu-ray & DVD Players & Recorders' started by FlyingBig, Jun 4, 2005.

  1. FlyingBig

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    I am soon to purchase a DVD player but i noticed that most budget dvd players have either DVI or HDMI but not both. So in the end which should i go for?
     
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    As far as I understand, the video will look exactly the same. DVI and HDMI are compatible with each other. The benefit is HDMI is that it also carries digital sound, but I doubt that will bring much of a difference on your TV's speakers, and if you have a Surround sound system then you'll probably be making another connection such as Optical for the sound anyway.

    So, I wouldn't worry too much about it.
     
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    The only other thing is HDMI is meant to be more reliable if you are using
    a 8 metre or longer cable, say for a projector.
     
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    Interesting, so DVI doesn't carry sound? That will decide it for me as i would prefer sound as well and now i understand why sky in the future will be supporting HDMI. Cheers ;)
     

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