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How to get HD on my old Pioneer plasma tv (pdp-503cmx)?

by lfergus1 / October 21, 2012 12:25 PM PDT

I have a Pioneer plasma tv that is probably 10 years old and I was told to buy a Dvi to Hdmi cable to hook to my cable box and the tv in order to get hd on my tv. However, when I hooked up the cable, I get an error message that says "hdcp authorization failure, hdmi port disabled". What do I need to buy or do to make this work?

All help is greatly appreciated!!!

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Good intention on the advice
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 24, 2012 6:08 AM PDT

But since your set does not have HDCP then it should fail. Intel (yes Intel Corporation) has legions of lawyers to go after anyone that provides a HDCP "stripper" so we won't be seeing that.

For now you'll want Component outputs from your players and such.

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Not sure I understand...
by lfergus1 / October 24, 2012 8:43 AM PDT

What do u mean by component outputs and such? Are you saying that there is a way to get HD on the tv legally or are you telling me its not possible legally?

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Sorry but
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 25, 2012 9:45 AM PDT
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