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Old 03-01-2009, 12:01 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i need to buy a gift for my brother. so i was thinking maybe getting him an widescreen lcd monitor for his computer, but i also want it to be a tv... so hes gonna be using it as a monitor, tv, and to play his ps2
any suggestions? no more than $250

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If you want a monitor to double as a TV you'll need a tv tuner in the PC.

I refuse to recommend any TV brand that could meet the $250 limit on a 19" TV.

So something like this: - KWORLD PlusTV Analog Lite PCI TV Tuner Capture Card w/ Remote PVR-TV 7134SE PCI Interface - TV Tuners & Video Devices

And maybe: - ViewSonic X Series VX2262wm Black 22" 5ms, 2ms(GTG) Widescreen LCD Monitor 300 cd/m2 DC 20000:1(1000:1) Built in Speakers - LCD Monitors

Then you'll need an adapter for the PS2 because it only has composite cables if I remember correctly... not sure what's out there for that.
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