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Wanting To Connect My Pc To My Tv


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#1 splackavellie_ca

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Posted 05 November 2006 - 11:51 AM

i released just purchased a Sony Wega 42" flatscreen LCD television and need some help on trying to hook my pc up to it....its got the port in the back of the TV labelled PC...but what would i have to do on my computer to make it work and what kind of cable/connector would i have to purchase??

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Posted 05 November 2006 - 04:21 PM

What Make computer do you have?

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Posted 05 November 2006 - 06:41 PM

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Posted 05 November 2006 - 08:40 PM

Hello splackavellie_ca
One important thing to know is that the video quality displayed on the television will be determined by the connection method used to connect the computer. For the best video quality, try using a VGA, DVI, HDMI, or Component Video connection; S-Video and Composite Video can be used, but do not provide as high of a resolution. However, your connection options may be limited by the types of ports available on both devices.

You didn't provide any model numbers and that makes things more difficult. Is it a media center PC?
I'll take a stab at this TV
Model: KV42DRC800

So there's some info Sony Support, enter this(C81728 ) # in the Solution ID Number

Also look here Media center setup

Edited by boopme, 05 November 2006 - 08:41 PM.

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Posted 06 November 2006 - 07:30 AM

Hi splackavellie_ca

I hooked up my Sony Bravia 40" widescreen LCD quite successfully with a 4metre "monster" VGA cable. I bought a 'plug to 2 socket' Y cable so I could keep all the original configuration and did the same for the audio.
As the TV was already connected to a 1000 Watt RMS DVD Home Theatre system, my PC music is now quite satisfying.
Good luck.

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