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  • Overall Rating: 5
  • Price: 5
  • Quality: 5
  • Ease Of Use: 4
  • Usefulness: 5
Doesn't work? Just take out the pins! (seriously) – HDMI/F to DVI 24+5/M Adapter Reviews

posted by melado on 07/29/2008 Certified Owner

Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week

Pros:
Good construction, cheap. It does what it has to do.
Cons:
You will probably have problems with the extra pins.
Other:
In my case I wanted this adapter to connect my XBox 360 to my Samsung 2032BW monitor. The adapter didn't fit in the socket, so I took out these extra pins (in my case, the big pin and the 4 next to it) with a tweezers, and it is working great! I found out that this 5 pins are only used in analog connections, so they are not needed for HDMI.
Bottomline:
If you need to connect a XBox 360 to a computer monitor via DVI, buy this! Now!

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