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 Post subject: DVI adapter issue
PostPosted: Wed Jun 27, 2012 10:37 pm 
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The DVI port on the T60 dock won't accept the four pins around the solitary blade on a DVI to component cable. Will a DVI-D to DVI-I adapter work?


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 Post subject: Re: DVI adapter issue
PostPosted: Thu Jun 28, 2012 3:33 pm 
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If it doesn't accept them, it means that the port is not able to transmit an analog DVI signal. Therefore adapters won't work, and a converter is needed.

Have you considered a VGA to component converter?

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 Post subject: Re: DVI adapter issue
PostPosted: Fri Jun 29, 2012 9:56 pm 
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dr_st wrote:
If it doesn't accept them, it means that the port is not able to transmit an analog DVI signal. Therefore adapters won't work, and a converter is needed.

Have you considered a VGA to component converter?


If you do get component via DVI I am correct in thinking you've lost the digital quality so you might as well use VGA? Why not go VGA to VGA then without converting to component?


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 Post subject: Re: DVI adapter issue
PostPosted: Sat Jun 30, 2012 1:35 am 
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You are right, assuming there is a VGA-to-VGA option.

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