[mythtv-users] MythTV output to HDMI IN
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Thu May 11 16:06:46 EDT 2006
> --- Gary Dezern <gary at garyndenise.org> wrote:
> > moogie wrote:
> > > So I assume I need a PCI card with a port that I
> > can
> > > connect it to the HDMI jack on my Sony
> > > Correct?
> > >
> > > Which PCI cards would be applicable here?
> > > I am looking for suggestions.
> > >
> > >
> > HDMI is similar to combining DVI (video) out with
> > digital (audio) out.
> > There's more to it than just that (of course) but
> > doesn't matter.
> > (The video portion of HDMI is actually a DVI
> > which is why
> > DVI->HDMI cables are so common.)
> > No video cards that I know of have an HDMI out...
> > So, your best bet is to get a video card with a
> > out, and then get a
> > DVI->HDMI cable. You'll have to do something
> > different for sound... As
> > for which video card... I can't really suggest
> > anything in particular
> > from my own use.
> > Take care
> > Gary
> Thanks for explaining HDMI and DVI.
> Are these the cables you are talking about:
> Should it be a male connection on both ends of the
they have different gauge cables, I'd recommend the
24awg unless your
running any of the lengths they have in 22awg.
Doh, I should have asked this earlier.
What is the impact of the length on signal quality?
Looking at monoprice.
The 24awg come in 3ft, 6ft, 10ft, 15ft, 25ft and 35ft.
(The 10ft or 15ft would work for me.)
The 22awg also come in 25ft and 35ft.
The longer cable would be nice to have to
if I decide to move things around in the future.
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