Question about Hitachi 51F500 51" Rear Projection HDTV-Ready Television
My manuel for sat. says hdmi to dvi works except for audio.
I have also the three cable output to imput from sat to tv but it doesnt give picture either. only s-video transfers picture.
my son suggested hdmi to dvi and said his projection tv picture quality improved significately. is there a switch in the menus that changes input/output from s-video to either the cables or the hdmi/dvi connection?
Something is not correct here. The S-video input is a different input selection than HDMI. You should have menu options that allow you to select the input. Some sets will not show you any options that have no connections though. HDMI connections are "interactive" so that they may not appear while "off". Each set is a bit different.
Perhaps to be sure that we all are on the same page, you could post a line drawing showing how you currently have your equipment connected and a different diagram showing how you would like it connected.
Posted on Jul 29, 2008
No sir, there is not such switch in menu to change input from S video to HDMI or something. Here is one suggestion, Use 3 RCA pins cable (Audio L/R & Video) to connect both unit and check/ remember TV input and same should be selected in TV menu.
Posted on Jul 29, 2008
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The HDMI input on your TV receives digital audio
and uncompressed digital video and audio from an
HDMI device or uncompressed digital video from a
This input is designed to accept HDCP program
material in digital form from EIA/CEA-861/861B-
compliant consumer electronic devices (such as a settop
box or DVD player with HDMI or DVI output).
The HDMI input is designed for best performance
with 1080i high-definition video signals, but will also
accept and display 480i, 480p, and 720p signals.
To connect an HDMI device, you will need:
• one HDMI cable (type A connector)
For proper operation, it is recommended that you use
a short HDMI cable. You should not encounter
difficulty if you use an HDMI cable shorter than 16.4
HDMI cable transfers both video and audio.
Separate analog audio cables are not required (see
illustration below). Some CDVs (video CDs) may
not output digital audio signals. In that case, you
may hear sound by connecting analog audio cables.
However, if you connect analog audio cables with
this connection, the HDMI terminal on the TV will
not receive the HDMI digital audio signal and you
will hear analog audio only.
To ensure that the HDMI or DVI device is reset
properly, it is recommended that you follow
• When turning on your electronic components,
turn on the TV first, and then the HDMI or
• When turning off your electronic components,
turn off the HDMI or DVI device first, and
then the TV.
To connect a DVI device, you will need:
• one HDMI-to-DVI adapter cable
(HDMI type A connector)
For proper operation, the length of an HDMI-to-
DVI adapter cable should not exceed 9.8 ft (3m).
The recommended length is 6.6 ft (2m).
• one pair of standard analog audio cables
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