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I need some help using my laptop on my Hdtv

by bobsigny / December 1, 2009 11:53 AM PST

I just purchased an hdtv-lcd and it did not come with a VGA input for my computer to be plugged in.

I know that there are VGA to HDMI/DVI/USB converters, but they are too much money for me right now.

I had an idea of using VGA(from my computer) to either composite video or S-Video(to input in my TV).

Can Someone tell me if this will work? Or if there is a cheaper method?

Thankyou in advanced!

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 1, 2009 10:59 PM PST

While you have that idea, the problem is the resolution would be 480 (i or p) and just be ugly.

Why connect this?

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by bobsigny / December 2, 2009 1:52 AM PST
In reply to: Ugly.

I want to be able to watch TV shows from my laptop on my TV. Using hulu.com and other media television shows online.

I don't really care if its not super high quality as long as I can see it.

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As they say.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 2, 2009 10:00 AM PST
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Just do that.

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