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So did I get hosed on this deal also???
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=170585565247&ssPageName=ADME:L:OU:US:1123
If so, i'm going to be an unhappy camper.
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So did I get hosed on this deal also???
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...E:L:OU:US:1123
If so, i'm going to be an unhappy camper.
I'm not positive.

In my case, the VGA signal differs greatly from the television input signal. Hardware is required to scale the image and format it properly, something a cable adapter can't do. They sell dedicated hardware to convert HDMI to composite and S Video, so I would assume the case is the same for your HDMI cables.
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oh F#*$&# my life!! Another shty purchase on my part. I'm an idiot. Bleh, could I force 5770 to output 480p?
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oh F#*$&# my life!! Another shty purchase on my part. I'm an idiot. Bleh, could I force 5770 to output 480p?
That adapter seems strange, as you should need a converter to go from digital to analog. HDMI being digital, and RCA/VGA being analog.

I honestly don't see how that cable would work on anything lol. I don't know of any HDMI port that would put out an analog signal.
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oh F#*$&# my life!! Another shty purchase on my part. I'm an idiot. Bleh, could I force 5770 to output 480p?
I think the difference in signals goes deeper than resolution, but I'm way outside my area of knowledge at this point.
    
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