The StarTech.com HDMIDVIMM30 HDMI to DVI Digital Video Cable supports a limited bidirectional operation. It can be connected to a home theater. The HDMI to DVI video cable also works well with digital signage or other multimedia systems. The cord offers better picture quality. It enables you to attach devices with a DVI-D connector to displays with HDMI inputs. It features a long length of almost 30' to get the job done. There is a male end with 19-pin for DMI. The opposite is also male and features DVI-D movie capability. The connectors are molded for a quality construction and have a strain relief to prevent bending. This HDMI to DVI-D cable does support a bi-directional operation that allows a reversal configuration. This essential eliminates the need for additional cords and frees up space.