tv as monitor

  frostypug 15:52 02 May 2009
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Is it possible to use the tv screen as a pc monitor and if so how?

  ambra4 16:09 02 May 2009

Firstly what kind of TV, Make, Model No

What type inputs at back of TV?

What type of display card output, VGA Only or VGA plus DVI connector

  frostypug 16:23 02 May 2009

hitachi natura connections are scart at back x 4 s-vhs socket looks like a socket I plug my mouse into (round with a few holes round the edge) A yellow video in and two (red and white)sockets for aidio in and out.Dont know about display card output

  ambra4 17:47 02 May 2009

Once the computer output is VGA you would need a VGA to S-Video / RCA Adaptor plus the

correct S Video and Audio cables to connect to the TV

VGA to S-Video / RCA Adaptor

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S-Video Cable / SVHS Cable

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3.5mm Jack to 2 x Phono Cable

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Make sure that all of the cables are the same length

I am sure that you can get most of the cables at your local TV or Computer stores

The VGA to S-Video / RCA Adaptor you might have to order

You can use the S Video or the single yellow connector to supply video to the TV

Connect the audio cable from your sound card output connector to the audio input on the TV

You have to select the correct input on the TV via the remote control for the pc display to show

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