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How to use my television as my monitor?

by Dont-Know / July 21, 2005 10:32 PM PDT

What do i have to hook up my tv to my computer so i can use the tv as my monitor? when i purchased this computer the sales man did say i was able to but damned if i know.....Please help

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How to use my television as my monitor...
by Keldawwg / July 21, 2005 11:59 PM PDT

Video and/or TV-Out: A lot of video cards, even cheaper cards, provide the ability to send the video signal from your PC to your TV. This feature is labeled as "TV-Out" on the video card package. In most cases, the TV-out jack is an "S-video" type jack designed to send a high-quality s-video signal to newer TV's. If you are using an older TV that has RCA input instead of s-video, you can use an "S-Video to RCA adaptor" to convert the signal to RCA to input to your TV.

The resolution will not be very good if you do this, but it is pretty easy to do... If you have a high def TV the picture will be a lot better... If you just have a standard TV the resolution is around 640x480...

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How to use my television as my monitor?
by jcrobso / July 22, 2005 1:47 AM PDT

If you mean use a TV instead of monitor, This depends on the TV, If it is a HDTV with a DVI input it can be done.

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