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LARGE HDTV as computer MONITOR

Hi, I have an Infocus Model SP61md10 (61" HDTV).
I'd like to connect a computer to it and use it as a monitor. Is there a way to accomplish this?

Would I need a transcoder box going from VGA to HiDef or less?

Or able to take a Computer RGBHV signal and convert it into a NTSC standardized signal?

Is there someone skilled enough to help me on this?

Perhaps there is a company that sells a converter or something that will do the trick.

Thanks for your help...

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Large HDTV as computer MONITOR?

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I believe that the infocus 61" DLP has a VGA input. So all you would need is a VGA cable to go from your pc to your HDTV.

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Talk to the experts

In reply to: Large HDTV as computer MONITOR?

I recently had the same need and, even though I'm a power user, it's tricky - in part because NTSC TVs only want to display your VGA signal at 640x480 resolution. Therefore, you need a converter box for an HDTV set. After browsing the web, I stumbled upon Ramelectronics.net (888-726-2440). They carry everything you need (some of which they make themselves), their prices are good, and they ship promptly. I would also suggest you talk to their technical guru, Tom Bush, who's extremely knowledgable.

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New graphics card

In reply to: LARGE HDTV as computer MONITOR

How about a graphics card with HDTV out or DVI port, if your HDTV has a DVI port in the back.

What ports are on the TV?

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