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Understanding EDID White Paper

This is the fourth document in the HDMI white paper series. Being able to describe the supported function of a display device and understand the emulation of a display device using its EDID are useful functions for installers to be able to provide to their clients.

This document aims to educate installers about EDID in order to help them increase their overall knowledge of HDMI. The information provided in this document is for educational purposes only and is not a CEDIA endorsement of any manufacturer or product.

Written by CEDIA Technology Council.

After purchasing, this white paper will be available to download for 90 days. To access, log in to and select My CEDIA then My Downloads.

Regular Price: $9.99
Free to CEDIA members.

Summary This white paper introduces techniques for reading and emulating sink device capabilities from EDID, gives an overview of EDID on repeater devices and splitters, and offers tips for resolving interoperability issues by examining the EDID.
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