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Old 03-01-2008, 02:48 PM   #1 (permalink)
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ok i have a bit of a problem (only a small one mind)

i'm getting the wires for my pc and the a light comes on, the gpu i am getting in my pc has 2 dvi slots and a s-vid but the problem is my tv has a vga and no s-vid

the things i have in my tv is a vga, component (green, blue and red), 1 hdmi (ps3 currently in that), 1 scart and 2x red, yellow and white

now i need to find a wire that fits, i want to try and put it in the component if possible with a single wire (no connections between wires)

anyone got any ideas
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Well, you can try a s-vid to rca (rca = red, white, and yellow).
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Hello,

There are several ways to hook up your TV to your PC.

Personally I'd use a DVI to VGA converter and a male to male VGA cable to hook up your PC to your TV. This is the best option.

Alternatively, you could use an S-Video to Composite cable. Another way to do it is to use an S-Video cable and a SCART to S-video adapter.
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ok thanks guys, gives me something to look at for a bit
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No problem (although Alvin did most of the helping it seems, heh xD).
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No problem (although Alvin did most of the helping it seems, heh xD).
no you kind of jogged my memory

i just remember my nan had the exact wire you said about, she got it when she upgraded to a x1950, i ended up installing it and thought that would be good

but at the time i didn't have a hdtv so i didn't take it

edit - found the exact thing i was looking for

http://www.amazon.co.uk/DVI-I-Cable-...4471403&sr=1-4
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I would use dvi to vga. Picture quality is better.
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