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Question About Monitors And Tv's Compatibility


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#1 swas

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Posted 07 August 2006 - 07:19 AM

A friend of mine has offered me a very good deal on a magnavox 32'' HD ready flat screen TV. I was wondering if I could use this as a monitor for my computer???? It says it has VGA, DVI, HD-component video, S-Video, composite and AV output. (whatever all that means) Any help would be appreciated.

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Posted 07 August 2006 - 09:57 AM

Yes, you can.
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#3 swas

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Posted 07 August 2006 - 02:38 PM

Sweet :thumbsup: Thanks for the help alpha. Do I need to buy anything like an adapter or something?? Or should it be just plug and play??

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Posted 09 August 2006 - 08:21 AM

Hi swas.
There is more here then just available connections on the flatscreen itself.
Yes, the TV is ready to go but is your computer?
To be of any help at all we need to know your computers audio and video setup. (hardware).

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Posted 10 August 2006 - 04:20 PM

Hi Hitsquad, sorry it took so long to get back to you. I run a nividia 6800, and soundblaster live 5.0. I think this is what you were asking.

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Posted 15 August 2006 - 05:39 PM

I think you will also need S-Video on your computer, then buy a S-Video cord and run it from the comp to the TV.

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Posted 16 August 2006 - 02:46 PM

thanks kyle, I'll look that up

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