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no signal on dvi

by mingi31 / November 19, 2005 12:16 AM PST

hi all
i have a gainward 680 tv/dvi which has been working well on vga, but i just got a new LCD monitor, but i cant get a signal from the dvi, all i get is a black screen, is there something i need to turn on, or is there jumpers i need to change, it can,t be the monitor or the cables, i have tried 3 different ones, has any body got any ideas
cheers mingi

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My LCD devices work this way
by Steven Haninger / November 19, 2005 12:30 AM PST
In reply to: no signal on dvi

You might need to use the front panel controls to select the input device port. This is how mine work.

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What resolution are you using.
by Ray Harinec / November 19, 2005 12:31 AM PST
In reply to: no signal on dvi

I had a video card with both analog and DVI, using 1280 X 1024 on analog worked just fine, nothing on DVI, but would run DVI at lower resolution.. Turned out simply to be a defective card, replaced it with same model, and things worked fine in either mode, [different cables, obviously].

Try the DVI at a lower resolution.

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by mingi31 / November 19, 2005 12:49 AM PST

thanks for your reply, i have tried it on 800 600 but still a black screen, and no signal, i was thinking if i need to update the bios on the board, its got me beat this time, mingi

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