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    Nf-m2 Dvi Problem

    Hi I've another problem I hope someone could help me solve.

    I'm trying to connect my nf-m2 to my lcd hdtv's DVI pc input but I cannot get a picture at all on the lcd using a DVI-D single link cable which was included with the tv.
    I can get a picture if I use the VGA to DVI cable which was also included with the tv by connecting from the nf-m2's VGA (D-Sub) out. I can also get a picture on an old VGA monitor by using a DVI to D-Sub adaptor by connecting from the nf-m2's DVI output.

    So I'm wondering do I need a different DVI cable like a DVI-D dual link type or does the nf-m2 not output a digital signal from DVI but only an analogue one (DVI-A)?

    Any help will be greatly appreciated as always, thankyou.

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    I have had a few reports from users with same problem. I will run some tests to see if there is a quick fix for the problem.

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    The only cable I could find was a DVI-D. The screen came on straight away with no problems. The DVI port does produce a digital signal.
    Check the link to confirm the type of cable you are using.

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