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Old 03-10-2007, 05:37 PM   #1
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Hi, I'm new here. I want to know is there such a thing that you can buy to view what you see on your computer monitor to see it on your TV screen?Like is there such a cable to do this? I'm trying to view some movie files i have on my pc on my big screen 42 inches. Thanks
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Old 03-10-2007, 06:34 PM   #2
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There are a few options you have, depending on your specs....just have a browse through this tread and see if that helps any...

http://www.computerforums.org/showth...hlight=S-Video

Beware it states your graphics card must have TV out for this to work...I didn't buy one, i'm looking now for a cheap graphics card with an S-Video connection

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Old 03-10-2007, 09:55 PM   #3
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Thanks for the response. Unfortunately, I am a total noob and I have no idea whatsoever what any of that means. To be more specific, the TV im trying to view this on is a plasma 42 inches. Can you explain to me what any of that means?
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whats the model and manufacturer of the tv? A lot of flat screens come with vga ports on the back so you can use any computer to hook up to it
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Old 03-10-2007, 10:23 PM   #5
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As most large screen LCD and Plasma TVs have a HDMI port, you will need a DVI to HDMI cable like this one: HDMI/DVI-D Cable.
Some even have a DVI input, so a standard DVI to DVI cable will work.
Remember that it will only transfer video, no sound.

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Old 03-11-2007, 12:45 AM   #6
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WELCOME!
whats your video card that would really help
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