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Using ps3 with dell monitors

by ericwalker103 / September 19, 2013 11:53 AM PDT

I am trying to use my ps3 with a dell 1707fp monitor using hdmi to dvi cable. I can see the dell and ps3 are communicating (screen connections) though I do not get any video. The ps3 is set at 480i. The dell allows for digital and analog signals. The digital has 720x480.

Also, I am trying to use one of those retro video joystick games - a plug and play from Jakks Pacific. This I am trying to use rca/vga connections, here I get nothing? Help Please.

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Should be hit or miss. Why? HDCP.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 19, 2013 12:29 PM PDT
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Ps3 and Dell Monitors
by ericwalker103 / September 19, 2013 2:39 PM PDT

Is there a converter that may work for this combination, or a recommended monitor to use other than the dell?

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Convertor = No. Why?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 20, 2013 2:29 AM PDT
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Because HDMI can mandate HDCP (which Sony does in this product) and because the industry deems HDCP "rippers" or removal to be illegal (odd but a fun discussion) there would be no such convertor on most markets.

If you check most monitors today they have HDMI and HDCP and would be fine.

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Cables for projection
by ericwalker103 / September 23, 2013 10:01 AM PDT
In reply to: Convertor = No. Why?

Hello, thanks for the info. I ended up renting TV's for this..

I have another question: I have an HP touchsmart flat touchscreen computer. The only outputs are usb, can I project a video image onto another monitor that has vga or dvi? is there a cable that would work, or do I need a converter?

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Is this that failed HP web os thing?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 23, 2013 10:25 AM PDT
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Sorry but I would have to guess far too much here. Tell the full make, model and if it runs Android.

Did you try a ChromeCast?

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