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by flogguy / January 16, 2007 1:24 AM PST

Can anyone tell me a good DVD player that will work properly when connected to a tv that only has a dvi in! I heard some players don't process or even work unless its hdmi to hdmi. How about the Sony NS75H? Any advise would be great! Thanks

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by stewart norrie / January 16, 2007 2:41 AM PST
In reply to: HDMI to DVI

d.v.i. and h.d.m.i. both work the same 1080I picture quality . You can just buy a cable with d.v.i. on one side and h.d.m.i. on the other . with this set up you must run your audio to your amp stewee

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I knew that
by flogguy / January 16, 2007 3:39 AM PST

Don't mean to sound rude Thanks for the quick reply! but I have that cable I just need to buy a dvd player that will process the signal properly panasonic makes a model dvd-s52s that won't work unless its hdmi to hdmi, so are you telling me that any dvd player with hdmi should work? which is the best? in your opinion, thanks again!

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by HTHMAN / January 16, 2007 7:56 AM PST
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As long as the DVD player still outputs sound to the optical, digital coax or RCA connections, it shoud work just fine. The only difference is that DVI does not carry the sound and you have to run an audio source. I used a DVI to HDMI cable in my Dish 811 receiver until I replaced it with the VIP622 that is HDMI and it worked just fine.

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