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Connect Laptops to Television

by wrath-220 / December 13, 2008 3:01 AM PST

Hi
I have A Lenovo Y410 8DQ Model.
Sys Info:
Processor :Inter Dual Core 1.86GHz.
Display Adapter: Mobile Intel(R) 965GM Graphics Accelerator.

I want to connect my lappy with my television. Is there any way to do it in cheapest possible way.
I have AIWA TV. I don't know whether they support s-video or not.
It has one socket for connecting cable. It has three jacks in the front and collection six jacks at the back.

I will be grateful for any kind of help.
Please tell me how to connect my laptop to my TV.
Please provide me each and every method in detail to do it.

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We can't help . . .
by Coryphaeus / December 13, 2008 3:48 AM PST

Until you're more specific about those "jacks".

What are they on the TV? Exactly and specifically.

What outputs do you have on the laptop, exactly and specifically.

The term "jack" has a gazallion meanings and is no help at all.

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It comes down to your jacks
by Renegade Knight / December 17, 2008 1:28 PM PST

If your laptop has VGA out (most do) and your TV Has VGA in. You can easily hook it up. If it has S video out and your TV has S video in. You can hook it up. If you want sound you have to hook up your sound out to your sound in on the TV.

If your TV doesn't have the right video in, or your laptop doesn't have the right video out. You can't hook them up.

Oh, some Laptops have HDMI out. It all depends. The cheaper the laptop the less likely that you can hook it up to anything.

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