Using Monitor As TV

Discussion in 'Desktop & Laptop Computers Forum' started by Morgo, Apr 29, 2005.

  1. Morgo

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    Hi,

    Is it possible to use my planned monitor (Dell 24inch widescreen) as a TV? Any simple way to do it without using my PC (which doesn't have a TV card yet)?

    basically, I'd just like to hook up my Sky+ box to the monitor, bypassing the PC, until I can get myself a TV card.

    Thx,

    Morgan
     
  2. Da_Rude_Baboon

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    If sky+ has an s-video out you can get an s-video, composite to VGA converter. They commonly come with matrox VGA cards and i got one with my ATI card too iirc.
     
  3. Morgo

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    great! that's simple, as I do have an s-video connector. however, I just realised that I wouldnt get any sound as I currently don't have a separate sound system yet. DOH!
     

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