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pc to tv

Discussion in 'Windows & Other Software' started by ants83, 28 Jan 2006.

  1. ants83

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 29 Jun 2004

    Posts: 2,426

    could i conenct my pc to a tv. I need a long cable any help?
     
  2. B&W

    Soldato

    Joined: 3 Oct 2003

    Posts: 7,079

    Location: Birmingham

    u need a s video cable. thats if ** gfx card has an s video out.
     
  3. Rednut05

    Banned

    Joined: 1 Aug 2005

    Posts: 909

    Cable normally comes with the graphics card. Look on your graphics card. Next to where you plug in your monitor there should be a port that is an S-Video port as said above. Looks simular to the port that you a plug a mouse into.
     
  4. ants83

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 29 Jun 2004

    Posts: 2,426

    its a 9800 pro so yeah its got one i need a longer one say 5M or say as my telly is a fair bit away is that possible?
     
  5. Dennisthemenace

    Gangster

    Joined: 30 Nov 2005

    Posts: 160

    My coax lead is 9 metres long, i don't have any problems
     
  6. Energize

    Caporegime

    Joined: 12 Mar 2004

    Posts: 28,427

    Location: London

    You should use vga or dvi if your tv
    supports it.
     
  7. ants83

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 29 Jun 2004

    Posts: 2,426

    thanks guys. Can I also get sound onto my tv? sorry for all the newbie questions!
     
  8. philip41

    Gangster

    Joined: 27 Dec 2002

    Posts: 306

    ants go here you will find all the info you want and then some.