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Connect Laptop to TV

by lbcengr-23379684836113614650595632303627 / May 16, 2010 1:00 PM PDT

So I bought a diamond usb display adapter pro BVU195. Output Laptop as USB to the adapter. Then DVI to HDMI for the TV. I can get a display but video doesn't work. I bought it purposely to watch my downloaded movies on a larger screen. Is there a reason the video stops working? Can I fix it some how. Laptop = Acer EEE PC with Windows 7 starter.

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Time to return that.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 16, 2010 10:46 PM PDT
In reply to: Connect Laptop to TV

USB bandwidth is too low to support video playback at any meaningful resolution. It's a shame the sellers don't tell you that.

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Laptop to PC connection
by lbcengr-23379684836113614650595632303627 / May 17, 2010 12:50 AM PDT
In reply to: Time to return that.

What connection does support video playback? I have female connector. looks like a vga monitor connector.

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Connections like.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 17, 2010 1:20 AM PDT

HDMI, VGA, PCIe, AGP, PCI and maybe later that new USB 3.0.

But this is a netbook so it should have some problems playing video on its own screen.

Maybe the BOXEE when it ships would be the solution?

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