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DVI

Digital Video Interface



DVI is the type of video connector used for digital LCD monitors which is effective in appearing to elinimate video noise in digital-to-analog-to-digital conversion. DVI supports bandwidth signals of cver 160 MHz, which means it can be used for high resolution (UXGA and HDTV) television. For that reason, you will find DVI ports on high-end televisions as well as the video cards in computers.

There are three types of DVI connectors:

1) DVI-I (Integrated) Most DVI ports connectors are integrated and will support for both digital and analog signals.

2) DVI-A indicates connector support only for an analog signal

3) DVI-D indicates connector support only for a digital signal.

Note that DVI-I, DVI-A, and DVI-D hardware are not compatible.




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