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Powerpoint 2007 get sound from one monitor to another

Hi all, I was wondering how you would transfer sound from a labtop to an external monitor during powerpoint presentations. I use a standard 15 way to 15 way d-type connector to connector from lallbtop to plasma screen. the images display correctly but I cannot get sound, any ideas

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  • houseandsolu Oct 26, 2008

    thanks guys, that was very helpful

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Some monitors have speakers built-in, some don't. The sound never travels through the 15pin d-type VGA connector. If the monitor has sound, there will be a small 1/8 inch stereo jack in the back or bottom of the monitor. Most all laptops have a headphone output jack (again 1/8 inch stereo) which is perfect for patching to external amplified speakers or to a monitor with speakers built-in. This patch cable can be purchased at Radio Shack, Best Buy, etc etc.

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    jetwash Oct 25, 2008

    If you are connecting to a Plasma TV and not a LCD monitor, you may
    have choice of connecting to audio input on the TV or into your
    amplifier. In both these cases the cable needed would be 1/8in stereo
    plug (at laptop side) to dual RCA plugs (at TV/amplifier side).

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