Here we go. HTPC to AVR (Pio SC-1222) to Darbee (first generation) to TV (Samsung plasma):
Silver edition mCable ($30 ebay sale), cable between AVR and Darbee:
Messes up grayscale, too (solid yellow; dotted yellow is no mCable):
mCable between Darbee and TV (solid yellow; dotted yellow is no mCable):
Much less of an effect on colors, but still oversharped. Photographs of screen:
mCable before Darbee:
mCable after Darbee:
mCable only (Darbee attached but off):
Interestingly, if you unplug the USB to the mCable, it doesn't work at all.
So, unfortunately, I won't be using mine. As always, YMMV. I'm eager to see other results.
And if someone would let me know how to resize the image in Imgur, I'd appreciate it