s video on laptop

  jonostar 16:00 15 Oct 2009

want to connect my mums tv to her laptop//

compaq presario c700

philips hd ready tv

have got a lead with s video and mic cable one end, scart lead on the other .. am pressing the function f4 key but no joy.. any help greatly appreciated..

  eedcam 18:16 15 Oct 2009

Does the tv put out S-vid a bit unlikely most only have it as an input you cant just connect a scart and get s vid at the other end

  Stuartli 18:44 15 Oct 2009

The Scart lead is probably one way only.

This details your potential options depending on the laptop's output sockets and the TV's input choices:

click here

Remember the audio will be fed separately using (normally) 3.5mm jack plugs leads (red and black for each channel).

  Stuartli 18:47 15 Oct 2009

Another guide:
click here

  jonostar 11:25 17 Oct 2009

the lead that i bought had a scart on one end for thhe tv and on the other an s video and a mic cable for the laptop// the packaging says its a tv to pc lead?

many thanks will read those guides

  jonostar 11:30 17 Oct 2009

have just noticed that my laptop has a 7 pin output.. but the lead is only 4 pin.. i reckon this is the problem?

  User-312386 11:31 17 Oct 2009


Have you set it to 2 screens? So it can identify the other screen?

  jonostar 11:59 17 Oct 2009

how do i do that// windows vista?

  jonostar 12:20 17 Oct 2009

i have done that.. it dont recognise the tv..

?? is it because it should be a 7 pin lead?

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