Finding the Right DVI Cable

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A quick reference to the different DVI Cable types




Troubled by all the different types of DVI cables, and not sure which type of DVI you need?

The following chart can help you get the right DVI cable for your situation. Check your device manuals or consult with the manufacturers to learn which types of DVI you have, and then use the table below to find the cable you need.
If your source has a...And your monitor has a...Then you need a...
DVI-DDVI-DDVI-D cable
DVI-IDVI-D cable
DVI-ADVI-D to VGA convertor
VGADVI-D to VGA convertor
HDMIDVI-D to HDMI cable

DVI-ADVI-DVGA to DVI-D convertor
DVI-IDVI-A cable
DVI-ADVI-A cable
VGADVI to VGA cable

DVI-IDVI-DDVI-D cable
DVI-IDVI-I cable
DVI-ADVI-A cable
VGADVI to VGA cable
HDMIDVI-D to HDMI cable

VGADVI-DVGA to DVI-D convertor
DVI-IDVI to VGA cable
DVI-ADVI to VGA cable
VGAVGA cable
HDMIVGA to HDMI convertor

HDMIDVI-DHDMI to DVI-D cable
DVI-IHDMI to DVI-D cable
HDMIHDMI cable


Written by Anthony van Winkle for DataPro International Inc.
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