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Old 10-18-2007, 08:37 PM   #1
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i was wondering if i could plug my ntl tv box which has a scart tv connector and an RF output only to a monitor. what sort of monitor will i need or can i just use some sort of adaptor/connector or cable.
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Old 10-19-2007, 02:43 PM   #2
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you can just use an adapter.
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you can just use an adapter.
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ummm....wont you need a converter since signals normally to tv's are in RGB not the same as computer monitors? or am i wrong?
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Old 10-19-2007, 02:51 PM   #5
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I think your wrong.
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Old 10-19-2007, 03:39 PM   #6
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There is such thing as a Scart to VGA connection. I've seen them
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oh, so computer monitors use the same RGB signals as a tv then? or that other one umm YMCK or whatever its called...
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VGA is basically an RGB signal, and analogue also.
The other connection most computer monitors have now is a DVI, which is all digital
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ohh ok i always assumed that computer monitors would have a different signal...do you know what kind of format the DVI monitors are?
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DVI monitors are digital, since LCD panels are digital in nature.

When you have a VGA cable plugged in however, what you are effectively doing is converting from the video card, a digital signal, to an analogue signal, and back to a digital when it reaches the monitor.
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