help: connecting my 360 to lcd pc screen

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  1. robert7b

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    basically i've just bought myself a lcd widescreen samsung pc monitor for uni, and i want to be able to connect my xbox 360 to it (because of the small amount of space in uni halls i cant fit a tv in 2).

    the screen has dvi and vga connections.

    anyone got any ideas how i can connect the scart from the xbox/freeview box to the monitor.

    thanks in advance.

    ps i'm not sure if this is the right section to post in...
     
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    To connect the 360 you'll need to buy the VGA cable, which IMO gives you the best picture anyway.

    Not sure about the freeview box though.

    This is the right section ;)
     
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    ive got an LG widescreen with a d-sub (VGA) and a dvi connectors. I have xbox360 connected with the VGA cable, and my pc connected with dvi.

    I think if you wanted to connect a settop box you'd have been better getting a pc tv monitor, they're like regular monitors but have extra connections for devices that you'd usually plug into a tv.
     
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    /\/\/\ Same as above but with a Daewoo screen. I have the Daewoo 22" widescreen PC monitor which has dvi and vga connections. When i am using my xbox360 on it i connect via VGA cable and the picture looks fantastic :eek: But to ecco the second post, you will have to buy yourself an Xbox360 VGA lead. Look on the forsale section of the Forums as i am sure you will find a second hand one on there !! Regards Si
     
  5. robert7b

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    thanks for the really quick replys.

    is there not a kind of converter. say from a scart (or rby plugs) to d sub vga?

    i'm thinking more for the freeview box...if not i might invest in a monitor with a tv tuner
     
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    DVI may accept RGB/Component possiby?

    If not some vid capture card in the PC may be an easier solution & offer recording too.

    You can also get a VGA switch if both your PC and xbox are on VGA.
     
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