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Dell Latitude Upconvert DVD to HD DVD on Olevia HDTV via VGA

by spiderguy84 / April 8, 2007 1:40 PM PDT

I have a Dell Latitude D600 with VGA output. I just bought a 37" Olevia 237T HDTV with VGA Input. My Video Card is ATI Mobility/Radeon 9000 AGP 512 MB RAM. Can my laptop upconvert DVD to HD DVD using the VGA cable, and if so how do I do this. Or, do i need to have a specific type of software for it.

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So far "never going to happen."
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 8, 2007 11:20 PM PDT

The output of HD over any unencrypted video link is under heavy attack.

Without HDCP on the link, there is no HD output. This and more discussed at http://www.cs.auckland.ac.nz/~pgut001/pubs/vista_cost.html

Bob

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Caveats (there always are)
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 8, 2007 11:21 PM PDT

1. Your display supports 720 or better via VGA connections.
2. It's your content, ie not bluray or HDDVD.

Bob

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