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Old 01-01-2008, 07:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
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My friend wishes to hook his new plasma tv up to his PC. The tv is 1080p and the video card on the computer is an x300, I think...

The Tv has the following connectors
2 x S-video
2 x HDMI
2 x RCA

It does not have a vga or dvi port.

I tried to use an s-video to rca adapter, I managed to get the signal to the TV however the picture was flickering and was black and white.

Would it be best to buy a DVI to HDMI adapter and try to hook up the tv that way? would this resolve the black and white flickering screen issue? and Is there anything I might have to do with the settings of the TV. Im not sure what model it is If you need to know just say the word and I'll ask him..

Thanks for any help guys...


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Old 01-01-2008, 07:48 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I would use a DVI to HDMI adapter. That would give you high resolution video, as opposed to a low quality RCA Composite or S-Video signal.


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Old 01-01-2008, 08:57 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Ya, a dvi > hdmi cable is your best bet rather than using an adapter.

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Because i'm feeling generous, i even found you a nice cheap one.
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