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post #1 of 3 Old 01-29-2013, 06:32 PM - Thread Starter
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I just purchased a house that was pre wired for a projector. The existing wires for the projector did not have an HDMI but did have an 18 pin dvi cable. Bad news is that my projector does not have a dvi input. To avoid a very difficult and costly rewire for a HDMI can I use this adapter to convert the dvi to HDMI? Is there any downside to this that anyone can think of?

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It seems to me you would need the opposite (DVI-F to HDMI-M).
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So you have a DVI cable and your projector has HDMI. Is this correct? If so the previous poster is correct, You need this. Clickie.

You need to know that sometimes HDMI and DVI don't play nice together.

Also consider if your cable is DVI on both ends then you will need another adapter for your A/V Receiver as well.

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