[opendtv] Re: HDMI attracts three challengers

  • From: Tom Barry <trbarry@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 11 Jun 2009 20:06:04 -0400

Kon Wilms wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 11, 2009 at 4:29 PM, ShLampen<shlampen@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>> The analog portion of DVI is essentially VGA, the analog computer screen
>> standard.  No copy protection, no handshaking.  So it all depends on what's
>> the pin-out on the DVI end.
> I had a fairly amusing time a few years ago at a local Best Buy asking
> for an analog DVI cable for my Gefen KVM. The imbeciles^H^H^H^H^H
> friendly helpers at 'Magnolia Home Theater' swore up and down no such
> thing existed, to the point of becoming annoyed... which amused me
> greatly since this is nuts and bolts stuff, not anything out of the
> ordinary.
> Cheers
> Kon
But isn't it limited to just a low def 480i analog video?

- Tom

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