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DVI Splitter / switch

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#1 OFFLINE   zchrisz


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Posted 14 July 2005 - 05:40 PM

ok i'm a little confused, i have a samsung hln567w 56" DLP (LOVE THIS TV!) i have an hd directv box using dvi, i got a samsung dvd-hd931 dvd player, it looks better using the dvi then the component, can i use a dvi splitter cable as long as i use 1 device at a time? why would i need a few hundred dollar switch?

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#2 OFFLINE   Cholly


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Posted 16 July 2005 - 08:18 AM

Get the switch. You've quite an investment in your equipment. Why would you want to try using a splitter (in reverse)? In searching the web, I find that Ram Electronics has a solution for $249 -- http://www.ramelectr.../hd-DVI-2x1.htm

You might also check Lindy Computer Technology for a less elegant switch ($174.99): http://www.lindy.com...97711/index.php

Granted, there are others, such as Geffen -- high quality stuff, but pricey. You'll need a switch that is HDCP compliant in all probability.

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