Eric Hodel (drbrain) wrote,
Eric Hodel


Back when Fry's was making me feel right at home, I picked up a DVI cable. Unfortunately my TV's DVI input has no analog pins, not even that big flat blade one.

Instead of making use of Fry's liberal return policy and looking for a cable they probably don't have (and then ordering it from somewhere and spending an extra $10 on shipping), I attacked the analog pins with my pliers and screwdriver until one end had no analog pins.

I sometimes have to turn the TV off and on to get it in sync because sometimes the screen is half off. I also had to calibrate the TV, because it was incredibly dark when I first tried using it.

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