Question about Dell W3000 30 in. HD-Ready LCD Television

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Dell w3000 & PS3

Has anyone tried connecting a PS3 to this tv with any success? Im having a hard time connecting it. I purchased an HDMI to DVI cable but no picture or sound. Can anyone help?

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  • 1uhde Feb 05, 2008

    Same issue. I think the DVI input is defective but I am in the same boat. It sucks.

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I'm also in the same boat... I bought a Monster ULTRA SERIES 800 HDMI TO DVI VIDEO cable all excited to use my w3000... and no dice. thanks for the resolution folks - component cables here I come...

Posted on Apr 19, 2008

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This may not be DVI issue.
I connected DVD player HDMI ----> DVI ( Dell W3000) LCD TV.
Later I found that Dell TV version of DVI does not support HDCP protocol ( High Definition Content Protection protocol). So I could not play HDMI to DVI movies from my DVD player instead I use Y Pb Pr -- this works ok.

Hope this helps... I am not use PS3 enforces HDCP - I assume Sony linked with Sony Pictures would enforce HDCP on HDMI cable.

Posted on Apr 02, 2008

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