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Blue-ray Player HDMI jack to existing TV DVI-HDTV connector

My tv (Hitachi 51S500) has a DVI HDTV connector yet my new Blue-ray (Sony BDP-BX1) player comes with a HDMI cable. The two connector are, of course, different in shape. I have an existing Analog cable 1080i, 720p. so everything works well. What do I need to do to increase my quality to get digital HDMI quality?

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Unless your TV is HDCP compliant (sorry, don't have to research this for you), you may not be able to watch Blu-Ray movies from your Blue-Ray player in 1080p. So first find out if your TV can do HDCP via the DVI port (i doubt it). If it can, you can get an HDMI-to-DVI adapter (you can find them real cheap off Amazon.com)

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