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Old 08-20-2006, 10:41 PM   #1
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My video card (Geforce 7900 GT) came with a cable that connects to the vid card and the other end splits into Red, Blue, and Green connectors, which I am assuming are for component cables. My Playstation 2 has component cables that I can connect to this cable. What I am wondering is what else do I need to be able to play my Playstation 2 through my computer/monitor? Do I need a tuner or anything just to use a device like a Playstation 2?
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Old 08-20-2006, 10:45 PM   #2
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you need an AV cable selector to plug in the video card cables in then the PS2 cables in for PS2 games to work on the monitor.
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Old 08-20-2006, 10:55 PM   #3
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Well, everything is already plugged in, do I still need the AV cable selector? I have everything connected up, I just don't know how to use the PS2 through the monitor.
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Old 08-20-2006, 10:57 PM   #4
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wait, is the AV cable coming from the video card femal or male?
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Old 08-20-2006, 11:02 PM   #5
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The cable coming from the video card is female, so I can connect each cable end from my PS2 to each one corresponding to color
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Old 08-20-2006, 11:10 PM   #6
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yeah the way its set up now would work. but i'm not familar with using the monitor as a tv so i don't know how you would switch from one to the other. check the nVidia control panel to see if you can activate it in there.
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Yeah, I've been interested in doing this with my Xbox and possibly my Xbox 360 (when I get it). For the speakers, what if your speakers still use the analog jacks? Is there an adapter or switch so I can use the red and white component plugs so I can just switch the speakers between the PC and console?
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Hm, I just tried connecting everything, well other than audio, like alvino said, and it didn't seem to display anything. So I'm guessing an AV selector is needed...
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