How to connect Laptop to LCD TV

  tom_duerden 23:03 11 Jun 2007

Hi guys I have a Dell Inspiron 1501 and i want to watch dvd's through my Philips 32PF5531D - 32" Widescreen HD Ready LCD TV - With Freeview. Anyway of connecting them? VGA connection on laptop and not sure what to connect to tv end. I dont have DVI on tv btw.

Can anyone help?

  johnnyrocker 23:07 11 Jun 2007

do you have tv out on laptop and svs on tv connection?


  tom_duerden 23:36 11 Jun 2007

Nope all I have is VGA on Lappy.... tv has DVI L and R so presume that is just audio. The only other connection is scart and HDMI

  Stuartli 23:38 11 Jun 2007

Check the manual - my LCD TV has a PC VGA input.

  tom_duerden 23:39 11 Jun 2007

i have tried vga dvi adapter and got a dvi cable to HDMI but i cant work that either


  tom_duerden 23:40 11 Jun 2007

Yeah it only supports DVI (laptop) to HDMI (tv). wont the vga to dvi adapter work?

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