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Fuzzy image via HDMI/DVI-D


Prominent Member
As I stated recently, I was after a monitor with HDCP and a DVI-D socket, which meant I could plug it into any HDMI device, and now I've had it for a week I'd like to mention a new problem.

HDCP communication between the Blu-ray player and monitor are generally fine, unless I've had the monitor on for a while and it's been on VGA (D-Sub) all that time. Then I put on the Blu-ray player and press Source to change to DVI-D... and the picture is all flickery, fuzzy and generally unusable. Then I simply turn the monitor off and on again, and THEN it is fine.

Is this a fault, or bad handshaking between the devices? If so, why does the Blu-ray put on a big HDMI OK logo with a massive green tick, even though the confetti is everywhere?

Another thing is, every time I switch between VGA and HDMI, the Blu-ray player always shows the HDMI OK logo. Does this put a strain on the system at all?


Prominent Member
You should've invested in a decent Monster HDMI cable. They cost more but you get what you pay for.

(kidding, don't lynch me!)

Joe Fernand

Distinguished Member
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The BD player is only confirming its seeing an HDMI/DVI-D socket attached to its HDMI Out – it’s not confirming you do or don’t have a good on-screen image.

You may find selecting DVI-D on the Display before you power on or take the BD player out of Standby allows the system to initiate properly.


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