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having a hdtv as a monitor

by migalfest / January 28, 2009 12:26 PM PST

i have a dell dimesion 4600c computer and i wanted to hook up a sony kdf e2000 lcd projection tv. i wanted to use this tv to use as a monitor, i have an extreme graphics 2 card and have a 15 pin vga output for a monitor
can someone give advice on the least expensive way to accomplish this

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What input does the TV have?
by Coryphaeus / January 28, 2009 5:54 PM PST

If it has the D-sub (VGA) connector, just plug it in. But don't expect miracles. I have a Sony 55" SXRD 1080P. But the input resolution for the monitor port is only 1320 X 780 (or something in this area). This is fixed and cannot be changed. Nice picture but not HD. Your concern will be the native resolution of the VGA port. You'll need a monitor cable.

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tv for a monitor
by migalfest / January 29, 2009 7:56 AM PST

The Sony tv has hmdi, Y Pr Pb, component,s-video

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