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TV doesn't recognze PC

by ssheftall / September 16, 2008 4:26 PM PDT

Trying to connect my PC to my Samsung Digital TV.

Connection via a 25ft., SVGA cable.

TV = HL-T5687S

Computer = Gateway, AMD Turion chip with Nvidia Geoforce GO 6100.

PC "sees" Samsung (has Samsung in the video controls). Samsung doesn't see PC. PC not available in any of the menus or by using Source button.


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Other Info
by ssheftall / September 16, 2008 4:28 PM PDT
In reply to: TV doesn't recognze PC

Also. Tried turning computer on first. Turning TV on first. Changing resolutions. No new driver available for video card.

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25ft., SVGA cable.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 17, 2008 10:27 PM PDT
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The signaling used to identify the display (I won't discuss it here) can be corrupted as you go beyond the usual lengths of cable. Next time look into supportable cable lengths and maybe HDMI connections since you are under 50 feet.


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Cable Length
by ssheftall / September 18, 2008 12:36 AM PDT
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Thanks for the reply Bob. I was afraid that was the case. Do you know what is an acceptable length? 10ft.?, 15ft.? I'd hate to go below 10 but would go to 6 if I had to.

Thanks again for the help.


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One meter at high resolution settings.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 18, 2008 2:21 AM PDT
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