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Using a TV screen with a desktop computer?


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#1 Balliol

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Posted 02 August 2015 - 06:07 AM

My current TV is working but I'm buying a larger model.  Is it possible to rig up a connection and use the redundant screen with a computer?


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#2 oldandretired

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Posted 02 August 2015 - 06:56 AM

what type of a tv? is it a flat panel? i have 4 computers hooked to flat panel tvs for streaming and game play. all of my computers have graphics cards with hdmi outlets and they work great. the smallest tv is a 42" and the largest is a 80"



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Posted 02 August 2015 - 07:12 AM

Should be no problem , if the TV has either HDMI, VGA, DVI inputs.

I run HDMI from my Video Card  to a Panasonic 42" Plasma TV , but you can use what ever is supported on the rear of the TV and what ever your Video Card has or Motherboard Ports.

Cables can be bought in most configuration to suit , mine is PC Video Card  - DVI out > to HDMI Input on Plasma TV.

Some tweaking on Video Card Settings to suit on running on large screens etc.






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