laptop playback through sony dvd recorder

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  1. christopher169

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    hello all not sure if this the right forum but here goes: my laptop has a S-video input and so does my sony dvd recorder. I want to play downloaded films through my dvd recorder on to my 28" tele vision. Can this be done? I don't want to burn the films to disc, any help gratefully accepted. Thank you.
     
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    Your laptop has an S-Video OUTput.

    I presume you can. On my Panasonic I would connect using an S-Video cable and a phono to plug cable (S-Video does not carry sound; you need to use the matching sound S-Video connectors, so if your DVD Recorder has two sets of these, don't connect S-Video to the back and sound to the front). Switch on the DVD Record and select the correct output (AV3? AV4?).

    I don't know how an HDMI connection would mess up with these things.

    Are you sure you cannot connect the laptop straight to the TV?
     
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    Thank you for your quick reply. Unfortunately my Sony TV has no S-video socket which is why I am asking this question. Thanks again for your reply, any further help much appreciated.
     
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    You probably could provided you set the video output to match the requirements of the Sony input. i.e. PAL 50 frames / sec.

    As aekostas points out, you would need something for sound too.
     
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    Have you tried it. christopher169?
     

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