[mythtv-users] Choosing a HDTV for myth usage
adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Thu Aug 17 00:23:08 UTC 2006
On 8/16/06, Craig Partin <cpartin at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > Not really. While DVI is digital and VGA is analog, the difference
> > > > should be negligble. DVI/HDMI does allow for completely accurate
> > > > "pixel-perfect" display though.
> > > >
> > >
> > > Going all digital eliminates any ground loop problems that may get
> > > injected into an analog signal. That was my reason, when upgrading my
> > > myth box, to ensure I could do optical audio and DVI (to HDMI) video.
> > > Now those issues are eliminated with my setup.
> > no, going optical eliminates ground loop problems, DVI may be digital
> > but it still requires copper, and a ground connection.
> > --
> So assuming quality wiring and the absence of ground loop problems
> then VGA is as good as DVI for feeding signal to the TV, particulary
> HD signal? There is no loss in the D/A and A/D conversions?
in theory or practice? In theory, yes, DVI is better, its most likely
all digital (who knows really, its all down to the components and
design) which means no a/d-d/a noise. BUT, in practice, the noise is
so negligable that you won't notice a difference. Now. If your doing a
500ft cable run....
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