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The end for HDMI & DVI - Displayport, the new HD standard by 2006

Discussion in 'Televisions' started by Jesus Christ, May 11, 2005.

  1. Jesus Christ

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    your avin a giraffe!
     
  3. OvertoneBliss

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    Nice, standards are always good. This means higher rates of compatibility around the world and yeh.

    Allein ist sehr gut. :D.

    Phil.
     
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    Imagine the uproar if Sky decided to use Displayport instead of HDMI :suicide:
     
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    If that happened i think there would be alot of grown men crying into thier wallets. :D
     
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    What's wrong with HDMI becoming the standard. What's the point of this new connection? :confused:
     
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    The point is that HDMI as a connection is fine, its the way its being used with various companies using slightly different HDCP. It still complies to the format but you get incompatability between some brands. By the brands agreeing NOW and, I think one says that Microsoft will provide the copy protection format, it should provide use with not only a better connection but a more stable one.
     
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    Microsoft - stable - same sentence - Does not compute!!! :) :)
     
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    How long do you have? :devil:

    HDMI is an AV interface, this new connector is for PCs from what I know. For the video side of things, HDMI is pretty good but the audio side is not what it could have been. It NEEDS a clock signal for jitter reasons. The connector itself is not proving very reliable either with many falling apart after small amounts of use. Shame really as the DVI connector was okay in this respect. The push fit nature of the HDMI is not too hot either with many heavier cables literally falling out of sockets, a pity no one look at the faults of the old SCART first :( Best thing about HDMI in my book was the compatibility lab and long cables.

    Whether we need a new interface is another matter, personally I thought DVI to be one of the better interfaces with some backward compatibility and lots of potential for the future but it did need changing for AV just on the length issue alone, hence HDMI. This new one, for the computer boys….and I am not surprized VESA wants to stamp it's authority again
     
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    Well its an alogorithum not an operating system so maybe not so bad. :D
     
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    lets hope this cloudies the water just enough that Sky ship their first boxes with no protection...
     
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    Which electronics equipment producers are already working on the new standard, did they say ??? Philllips, HP, Dell ??? :clap: :devil:

    Another standard connection is the last thing we need at the moment. HDMI is futureproof enough in spite of its shortcomings...

    A laughable attempt to talk an ill-fated idea into a future standard...
     
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    DisplayPort is for PCs!!!!!!!!!! Not consumer stuff, DVI has always been a PC digital connection method and this is what it will replace (from what I've read). VESA who are doing the specs have always dealt with PC stuff.
     

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