I'm disappointed with my 23 inch ACD...

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  1. alverino03

    alverino03 Active Member

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    I recently bought an XBOX 360 and wanted to hook it up to my ACD in my bedroom, so I bought an HDMI -> DVI adapter thinking it's all digital and it should work. Turns out that the ACD won't recognize the resolution for some reason, so I change it to 720P on the XBOX and still nothing.

    I spent about an hour online just right now searching for a solution and it turns out that others have come across this problem as well. Other than spending a few hundred on some converter box, there is no way to make it work. I guess the XBOX will be staying in the living room, for now. :hs:




    Cliffs: Microsoft + Apple = FAIL
     
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    you could have researched it BEFORE buying.
     
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    Fixed for accuracy.
     
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    alverino03 Active Member

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    It was only a $5 adapter. :hsd:
     
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    Thanks for your insight.
     
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    nothing like a reality bitch slap, huh?
     
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    It worked on my Dell monitor at work, so it would only make sense to assume that it to work on the ACD. I'm not an Apple hater as I have so much Apple stuff at home, it doesn't make sense why they would limit their hardware like that.
     
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    Most displays that came out at the time of the 23" ACD only had DVI or VGA. Macs weren't using VGA and Apple's displays are intended for use only with their computers so Apple just went with DVI. As it came out a year before the Xbox 360 launch it's kind of Microsoft's fault isn't it? Not that that defend's Apple's weird choices when it comes to displays.
     
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