Re: Warning to DVI users
- I have a PC with an ATI All In Wonder hooked up to my 61 inch
Samsung and get the same message when I start up the All In Wonder.
Oh well, looks like ther is no way around that one!
--- In email@example.com, "snoopybird"
> After several hours of experimenting, calls to Cablevision andto
> Internet research, it appears that if you put your DVI connection
> use with your SA4200HD box you will disable all other outlets thatI
> are not hooked up to a HDCP compliant device.
> [The DVI connection brought other problems as well, which seem to
> have cleared up once I rebooted and set the picture setting
> to "Fixed". ("DVI Auto" setting wreaked all manner of havoc).]
> This means that once you have a DVI connection hooked up and your
> HDTV is not powered on, your coax, S-Video and composite outputs
> will not work. My secondary analog TV set is now useless, unless
> revert back to my component hook-up, coupled with either an S-Video
> or coax connection.that
> The Cablevision tech support folks are polite, but woefully
> uninformed. One of them found a technical manual and confirmed
> the DVI will override the coax and S-video outputs. He swore upand
> down that a composite video connection would solve my problem.the
> Foolishly I believed him and off I went to RadioShack. Surprise,
> surprise! Composite doesn't work either. Same stupid message on
> analog set: "DVI Alert: Your HDTV does not support HDCP. Pleaseyet
> use the YPbPr component connection to watch TV."
> A subsequent call to Cablevision resulted in their advice to get
> another cable box for my bedside analog TV (for yet another $4.95
> per month).
> Aah Cablevision!
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "channey_rojo"
> Well, I believe you're only supposed to have one TV hooked up to a[snip]
> single cable box at a time. I have a HDCP compliant tv, and have my
> sa4200hd set to Auto DVI. No problems with any output to my vcr or
> input on my tv (coax and s-video, not using the component, of
I think the issue will come up if you want to record something to
your VCR (or other recorder) throught the cable box while the TV is
off. This should be a very common situation for TiVo users. and SA
should address it.
--Dean L. Surkin
- I am using my DVI hookup, and feeding my Tivo through s-video,
with no problems....
--- In email@example.com, "ianmd68"
> I guess this means I can't use my replaytv via s-video when I hook
> up the DVI cable. That's unfortunate.
- I should have read the other posts before I replied, I haven't
tried it with the set turned off yet, haven't had much time to fool
with this setup, sorry..........
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Walt " <walter17@o...>
> I am using my DVI hookup, and feeding my Tivo through s-video,
> with no problems....
> --- In email@example.com, "ianmd68"
> <ian.leber@v...> wrote:
> > I guess this means I can't use my replaytv via s-video when I
> > up the DVI cable. That's unfortunate.