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2405FPW and Video Player

Discussion in 'Monitors' started by Kohaashi, 28 Jan 2006.

  1. Kohaashi

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 21 Jun 2005

    Posts: 2,344

    Location: UK

    Hi,
    Tested my Video Player (yes i still have one :p lol) on my (sexeh) Dell 2405 via composite, but all i get is "No Signal". :(

    Any idea why?
    Ive tried it playing a Video, and with an Ariel. Both no luck.
    Yet i can get my xbox and dvd player to work on it.

    Just asking as i have a few videos i still like to watch and dont have them on DVD.

    Cheers. :)


    Chadd
     
  2. Kohaashi

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 21 Jun 2005

    Posts: 2,344

    Location: UK

    Nobody have any advice on how to get it to work?
    Or why it wont work? :/

    Chadd
     
  3. Kohaashi

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 21 Jun 2005

    Posts: 2,344

    Location: UK

    90 views and nobody has any idea atall? :/

    gah /bump
     
  4. Baddass

    Don

    Joined: 12 Jan 2003

    Posts: 20,003

    Location: UK

    can you get the VCR to work through a TV using the composite outputs? maybe the video just doesnt like being outputted in that way?
     
  5. Kohaashi

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 21 Jun 2005

    Posts: 2,344

    Location: UK

    Lol, i tested it in the TV and found the cable had been colour coded wrong! lol
    All works now :)

    Thanks for the advice Baddass, i guess i should have done that at first :p


    Chadd
     
  6. Baddass

    Don

    Joined: 12 Jan 2003

    Posts: 20,003

    Location: UK

    no worries. glad you got it working :)
     
  7. Kaiju

    Mobster

    Joined: 27 Jan 2005

    Posts: 3,637

    Location: Expat in HK

    Am soon to get a 2405 and have a VCR. I will need a composite cable to watch my video's, is that all?
     
  8. Kohaashi

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 21 Jun 2005

    Posts: 2,344

    Location: UK

    Im using a Scart to composite (with red and white sound aswel) I only use the video one (normally yellow) into the Dell.
    For sound i would put the red and white from the scart into my amp, but the leads are too short, so i have another Red and White lead from my Video Player going to my Amp.

    Not sure if yours with have Sound output put as an extra on your video player, so you may need to use the ones from the scart.

    (then again, you may not be using scart atall) :)

    Picture from videos is Crap sitting close (alright in PiP though), i guess thats having gotten used to DVDs etc, but also this is a high pixel monitor :)

    sitting 2metres away is watchable :) saves having to have TV in the same room aswell. ;)

    Chadd
     
  9. Baddass

    Don

    Joined: 12 Jan 2003

    Posts: 20,003

    Location: UK

    yeah remember the res is so massive on the 2405FPW that playing old technology like VCR's looks a bit poor, but sit a couple of metres away or use PiP and it looks a fair bit better
     
  10. Kaiju

    Mobster

    Joined: 27 Jan 2005

    Posts: 3,637

    Location: Expat in HK

    Nice one guys, appreciate the responses.