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Old 02-03-2009, 04:07 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Before I buy this TV could someone give me a bit of advice?

Well this TV looks too good to be true.
Asus VH226H 22" Widescreen True HD LCD Monitor

Full 1080P HD and at £157? Ive got a few simple Q's to clear though, firstly, this is a TV right? As in is there a difference between a PC monitor and a TV? And if there is a difference will that mean anything?

Secondly I would like to set up my PS3 and my PC to this monitor. Will that be possible? It only has 1 HDMI port which i would use for the PS3.

Thirdly i just bought some speakers for my PC which plug in through 3.5mm jacks. Will i be able to use them?

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That's a monitor...says "monitor" in the name. Difference between a monitor and a TV: TV's have tuners in them. Monitors do not.
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Ah, yeah, that makes sense.

So, would i not be able to watch TV on this at all? Or can you plug in a freeview box/ Sky digital etc.
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If you have a TV tuner, or it has switchable inputs (eg like what TV can do; have "input select" type of a deal where you can switch from one input [ps3 or w/e] back to your PC). Otherwise it'll be one device at a time. That website doesn't give much details on it. As for watching TV on it...like I said before, you can probably watch tv on it (HDMI input), but not sure if you can switch on the fly or not. You can also get a TV tuner for your PC, but good ones are $100+.
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