I have an audio / video question about HDMI to DVI cables and adapters

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  1. datznasty

    datznasty

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    I got a Blu Ray player plus I have HDMI out on this laptop. I just looked at the back of this HDTV and it's an older one so now HDMI input, just DVI, Svideo, and component. So I bought one of these cables (ordered it) that will connect from the laptop or blu ray via HDMI and into the DVI on the back. Butsince DVI is video and no audio, when I use my laptop to do this does that mean the video will show on the tv but the audio still come from the laptop? Becausethat would suck. I also but a female HDMI to male DVI adapter which is essentially the same thing as previously described, so same question, I'll get videobut no audio? Or since HDMI has both will it take both and make it go through the adapter/end too?

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  2. datznasty

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    Welp, just bought it and I guess we'll see what happens. I'm wondering if I will have to have an audio in cable (the ones with male ends on both side)to take audio into the tv using the earphone jack on the laptop
     
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