need help connecting laptop to tv

  john the scone 15:09 24 Apr 2008
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hi there, want to play movies on my laptop but watch them on my tv. i have a dell vostro 1500 with a nvidia 8600 graphics card 256mb. there is a s video 7 pin socket on the laptop but the tv has only got scart sockets at the back and at the front 3 sockets red, yellow, and white for audio and video. i've asked maplins if there is a cable for this and he said 7 pin s video sockets didn't exist. looked at pc world and e bay but cant find anything to suit.
if i can have any help resolving this it wolud be much appreciated and if a can get a cable, do i just plug it in and play or do i have to change lots of settings? got vista premium if that changes anything. cheers

  Ditch999 15:16 24 Apr 2008

A 4 pin S-video cable will work but you will need a S-Video to scart adaptor to connect it to the TV. Dont forget that you also need audio cables, usually 3.5mm to 2 x RCA.

  johnnyrocker 15:17 24 Apr 2008

you will find sufficient svs adapter to scart
click here you will need seperate audio fly leads which can also be fitted in scart adapter, hope this helps.


johnny

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