What is HDTV and HDMI?

Answer HDTV - High definition television. HD television is any signal that conforms to the HD standards. That means any signal of 720 lines, 1080 lines or (now obsolete) 1035 lines. There are a number of ... Read More »

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Can a hdtv with dvi in work with sony playstation3 using dvi hdmi hdmi cable?

Yes, a DVI input will usually accept an HDMI signal via an adapter cable but make sure the TV input is HDCP compliant otherwise protected content, such as Blu-ray movies, will not be viewable.Also ... Read More »

Have laptop w/ HDMI out. is do I get better quality to HDTV w/ HDMI or is it the same as DVI+audio cable?

In terms of video HDMI and DVI are the same. There is no quality difference between the two.In terms of audio, HDMI can do modern HD audio formats like DTS HD and Dolby True HD. Most of your comp... Read More »

PC dual screen; HDMI HDTV with secondary vga monitor why does the monitor look better than the hdtv?

Tv's usally only support HD formats natively. 1600x1080 is not a native HD format as far as I know, so it is probably scaling to fit which usually looks very bad. Set the HDTV to either 1920x1080p ... Read More »

Can I Run a DVI to HDMI From My PC to LCD HDTV?

HDMI and DVI use a similar technology and are designed to be compatible with each other, according to the HDMI Association. Running a DVI cable from your monitor to an HDTV, however, requires speci... Read More »