Watch pc on television what cables do i need?

  Internetwhizzkid 22:17 08 Jun 2007
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Hi,

I have a lot of multimedia on my laptop, now what I want to be able to do is play the multimedia off the computer onto the television screen a bit like a projector. The only problem is I do not have any idea what sort of cables that I need.

All that I know is that the television has those red yellow and white connections is that what I need?

Any help on what i need will be great

Even better some links to purchase some will be fantastic.

By the way are they cheap

Thanks
Ben

  Starfox 22:24 08 Jun 2007

Assuming you have Windows media Centre edition click here

More info at click here

  johnnyrocker 23:06 08 Jun 2007

first off you will need a graphics card with tv out, can you supply a bit more info re what you have on board?


johnny.

  Internetwhizzkid 23:12 08 Jun 2007

i have s video out 256mb graphics

  johnnyrocker 23:23 08 Jun 2007

ok so you need to click here and check cables/scart adapters you will also need a seperate audio feed, there are scart adapters which have audio in plus svs or rgb which you have said click here




johnny

  Stuartli 00:19 09 Jun 2007

The TV would appear to have RCA connectors (yellow is video and the red and white the audio feeds), which each have a surround around the plugs.

Your laptop could have the 3.5mm jack plugs equivalents, so you would need a lead that has these at one end and the RCA connectors at the other end.

You could also use the correct type of connectors to your laptop linked to a Scart output for the TV, but you need to check that this type of lead is either both way or the feed is to the TV's Scart socket.

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