bypass Dual-link DVI

Discussion in 'Mac Pro' started by maan01, Jun 2, 2008.

  1. maan01 macrumors newbie

    Jun 2, 2008

    Got a problem with my Optoma projektor, since i´m using a OPPO HM-31 hdmi switch that doesn´t support Dual-link DVI, so my macpro can´t display anything and just keep switching between desktop and blue screen. I´m connectting from 2600xt via dvi-hdmi through a hdmi cable. Without the switch there´s no problem.

    Q: Is it possible to by bypass Dual-link DVI, so that my hdmi-switch only receives a Single-link DVI signal?

    octo 2.8 w, 2600xt, 20" ACD
  2. davepk macrumors member

    Nov 20, 2006
    I would imagine that using a single link DVI cable would do what you are looking for.

    Chances are you are currently using a dual link cable.

    A single link cable will have fewer pins in the connector.
    Look for one, you probably have one laying about, and compare it to your current cable.

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