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DVI to Normal TV

Discussion in 'Home Theater PC' started by david3483, Apr 4, 2007.

  1. david3483

    david3483 Member

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    apologies if this is not the correct forum.

    My new PC has a DVI output. I am trying to find a product that will convert it to normal S-video, SCART etc so I can plug in into my normal TV that is not Hi-Def

    I have a long cable with the yellow, red & white phono plugs that I want to use.

    Can anyone tell me what product I need to buy?

    many thanks
     
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    You might be able to find an RF modulator that has that type of connector on it and that will convert it for you.
     
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    Does your Graphics card not have S video out?
    Most do these days. DVI to S-video isnt really feasible
     
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    no it just had DVI and VGA. My computer had to be sent back because of a hadware fault anyway so i'm not sure whether i will end up with the same model.

    Anyway just thought i must be able to get a VGA output to my TV and then just get sound from the usual 3.5mm jack.
     
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    VGA is a different type of signal that your tv wont be able to handle (unless we're talking about a HDTV).

    What computer do you have?
    You might want to consider buying a new Graphics card with S-video if its that important to you.
    They can be as cheap as £20 if you just intend on using it for normal usage and not gaming.
     
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    I'll have to see whether it is getting repaired/replaced or whether i'm getting a new model. I was a bit miffed that it didn't have s-Video in the first place.

    I'll let you know...
     
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