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Old 04-16-2006, 10:06 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi,

I was wondering if there was any kind of adapter that i could hook up my computer to my tv screen instead of using a monitor.
I am not really sure how this works. I dont have a high-definition Tv. Do you need one for this to work? Or is this all imposible to even put it on a tv screen? If there is an adapter to hook it up it would be nice to know where to buy it.

Any help would be great
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Old 04-16-2006, 11:00 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I've done it using my video card's super video jack, I bought a s-video to RCA cable and simply connected the s-video end on my video card and the rca end on my tv... By the way the monitor has way better resolution..
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Thank You...I will read more about how to do this and what i can do with my video card
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Old 04-16-2006, 11:45 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I have done the same thing as nightwalkerxt and I can use both my monitor and TV at the same time. Some of the newer TVs have a VGA input which makes it easy to plug your computer right into the TV.
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the quality is very crappy though.
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Old 04-17-2006, 01:09 PM   #6 (permalink)
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no the quality is good or at least on my very very old tv.

But then the tv broke and now it has to go to the junk yard.
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