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Connecting Projector to High Def Source (e.g. PS3 HDMI)

Newbie here and looking for some advice please.

Just receive the HD Fury (Blue Edition) and trying to connect the following:

PS3/HD DVD PLAYER
HDMI
I
I
I (HDMI to DVI Male cable)
I
I
DVI
HD Fury
I
I
I
VGA

but....
No VGA input on Projector only has a DVI input (M1-DA)

So i tried:
VGA (Male) to DVI (M1-DA) cable supplied with Projector

Turn on computer and I end up with a good clear (high def) picture, but in GREEN. There is no fuzz or static, just everything is green


had a look at this again.

What is actually happening when the PS3 is connected and then the Projector is automatically scanning through the following:
Computer
DVI
Video
S-Video
Compoent i
Compoent p

Unfortunately it is then setting the" computer" setting and showing it the picture "green"

How can I fix it to display DVI? and will this elimate the green issue?

Help, much, much appreciated

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That projector supports M1-D also which is the digital side of the M1-DA... Anyway, they sell cables that are M1-D to HDMI to which you can hook directly to the PS3. They are decently priced too, less than $20. I know this thread is old, but I came across it due to an issue I am having with my xb31, broken color wheel. Trying to find parts...

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