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DVI stands for Digital Video Interface.

It's a connection standard for televisions, projectors, and Computer Monitors.

The DVI is a multi-pin connector, like you would use to connect a printer to a computer. It is made for carrying high-resolution video signals.

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What 2 types of connectors can be on DVI cables?

DVI- Digital (DVI-D) Supports digital display only. DVI- Integrated (DVI- I) Supports both digital and analog display By Joseph Julius (man from Mpwapwa- Tanzania)

What is better DVI or HDMI with HDMI to DVI adapter?

HDMI is superior to DVI, but if you use it with an HDMI-to-DVI adapter I believe the quality is limited to the DVI quality (unfortunately I've never had a monitor or TV with an HDMI input, so I've only used HDMI with an HDMI-to-DVI adapter).

How do you connect dvi PC output to lcd dvi input?

You will need a DVI cable. Note that DVI can be a digital signal, an analog signal or both. Look in the manuals the see which the computer and monitor support. It is normally digital, which might be referred to as DVI-D. If analog is supported, it will be called a DVI-A. A DVI connection that carries both will be called a DVI-I. If you find you have a choice, use the digital signal rather than the analog.

Can you use a dvi 24 plus 5 in a dvi 24 plus 1 port?

Yes. You can use a DVI 24 plus 5 in a DVI 24 plus 1 port.

What cable do you use to hook up a mac mini to Lcd monitor?

Use mini dvi to vga adaptor or a mini dvi to dvi adaptor for a Mac Mini with Mini DVI port.

HD DVD on tv with dvi?

Yes will work the same as HDMI, just DVI will not carry audio. DVI is capable of 1080p

What is the best connection from your computer to your TV dvi or vga?

dvi is higher quality

What are the advantages of DVI?

The advantages of Dvi is that its a digital signal and its so widely used.

Should you use DVI or VGA to connect to a desktop?

Depends on if you have a DVI compatible monitor and video card. DVI is considered better than VGA.

What can one do with a DVI VGA?

With a DVI to VGA lead one can link DVI and VGA devices. For example one could link a computer through its DVI output to a monitor with VGA input. One can buy them from Amazon.

Where can someone find mini dvi to dvi adapters?

One may find mini DVI to DVI adapters at the store "Tiger Direct". This retailer is nice because they allow customers to shop online and have physical stores as well.

Can you use a HDMI to dvi adapter and dvi to vga adapter to connect your ps3 from HDMI to your projector by vga?

No. HDMI to DVI uses a DVI-D or DVI-I connection and is digital, but a DVI to VGA uses a DVI-I or DVI-A and is analog. The best way to connect a PS3 to a projector is to see if the projector support component video through the VGA input using a VGA to component pigtail adapter. The projector might have even come with one. You then need to purchase a PS3 component video cable. This will allow resolutions up to 1080i (if your projector support it).

What is the full form of DVI?

Full form of DVI - Digital Video Interface Rahimuddin

Which type of DVI connector can be used to send either analog or digital signals?


Does the Samsung T220HD monitor have multiple DVI outputs?

This monitor does support DVI outputs.

How do you make a DVI to M1 cable to connect an Infocus projector to a digital video out on a computer?

It depends on video card. If you don't have DVI slot then you will have to get a female VGA to male DVI adaptor. the DvI would then go to M1 and connect at projector.

How do you connect a MacBook Pro to plasma?

Use the DVI port. You can use a dvi cable, vga cable (using the dvi adapter that came with your computer), or a DVI to HDMI cable. Just plug the cable into the computer and the tv and your Mac will do the rest.

What five different cables can you use for hooking up your computer to your television?

There are many options for connecting a computer to a television. The following are five different cables that can be used: HDMI, DVI-1 (singe link), DVI-1(dual link), DVI-D (single link), DVI-D(double link), and DVI-A.

WHat's a DVI connector used for?

Digital visual interface (DVI) is used for high-resolution digital displays. A DVI connector can be used to connect your computer to your TV.

Which DVI pin configuration can be used to implement both digital and analog signals?


How do you connect vga monitor to Mac Pro dvi port?

You can buy a DVI to VGA adapter.

What kind of cable does one need if your graphics card has 2 dual link DVI-I outputs while your monitor accepts only a single link DVI-D input?

Dual-link means that you can have a higher resulotion then with a single-link cable, but you can still use a single-link DVI cable in a dual-link DVI output.What you'll need is a single-link DVI-D or a single-link DVI-I cable!

Will a dvi-d connection supply both video and sound?

No. DVI carries video only.

What is the difference between dvi cables and dvi-d?

Well, there isn't really a difference in what the DVI cable does its the way the pins are layed out. You get 4 different types:DVI-D (digital only)DVI-A (analog only)DVI-I (integrated, digital & analog)M1-DA (integrated, digital, analog & USB)The way you define these is by the pin layout, each pin is labled 1 - 24 and then you get 4 C pins that make the cross.Thus, DVI-D is commonly used for connecting computers to TV's, LCD monitors or projectors, but when buying these cables, the pins will only fall into the places needed making these very easy cables to install because no matter what DVI cable you buy they will always connect to the DVI port you have.

How many DVI are there?