Question about PC Desktops

1 Answer

Have TV Card but when try to connect to outside atanna with amp get a spark. turn off amp & no spark when connect. Is it save to connect with amp off & then turn amp on. Have no signal without amp.

Posted by on

  • Anonymous Jan 24, 2009

    Just for trying disconnect all ground wires. Solved the problem. Thanks It was a ground problem StarTrec thanks you



×

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 2 Answers

Plug the aerial directly into the TV card. I assume you mean by amp you mean an amplified aerial. The spark would suggest an electrical short maybe an earthing problem.

Posted on Jan 19, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Gateway computer is stuck in power saving mode.


The Gateway 818GM is a few years old but if - hopefully - the motherboard auto-detects a video card, try removing the MSI MS-8936 video card & swapping over the monitor lead to the other VGA connector fed from the motherboard.

Failing that, if you think it's a faulty video card, they're cheaply available on eBay eg for US$6.70 here:
MSI NVIDIA GeForce MX 4000 MS 8936 64 MB DDR SDRAM AGP 4x 8x Graphics

Feb 21, 2014 | Dell Dimension 3100 PC Desktop

1 Answer

Pink picture dynex tv fix


This is most likely the cable you have connected. I would try that first. If that doesn't work try connection your laptop to another TV. If the new TV gives you the same problem it might be a problem with your graphics card.

Oct 16, 2013 | PC Desktops

1 Answer

My PC desktop is in power saving mode, how can i put into normal mode?


This is what i do whenever someone asks me to remove their PC from power saving mode.

Follow there

Try clearing the NVRAM as follows:
-Turn off the computer
-Disconnect the monitor.
-Unplug the computer.
-Take out the video card.
-Remove the CMOS battery for a couple of minutes.
-Insert the battery.
-Connect the video card and monitor.
-Turn on computer.

Apr 05, 2011 | E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC

1 Answer

I want to connect my computer through the RS232 port on the amp to display image on TV. How do i tune in to the TV from the amp? Roger


The RS232 Port on the back of the computer is not designed to send display signals to a television, this is called a "serial port"

In order to display video on a television, you need a video card that supports the proper video-out format for your television. Older TV's use either a Coax (usualt a screw-type connector onthe back of the TV), an RCA jack (usually a slip on type connect and usually yellow) or an S-Video connector (black connector with multiple pins, line an old keyboard) - newer televisions use an HDMI interface and provide much greater resolutions.

Check the television to determine what type of connection you can use, then search online for a video card with a TV-OUT that matches.

Another option would be to allow a company like "geek squad" to install the proper card for you. Any local computer store can easily handle this task as well if you're not comfortable opening up your own computer.

Jan 22, 2010 | PC Desktops

2 Answers

When I turn boot up my gt5220 the monitor briefly flashes and then goes into power saving mode- desktop stays on, fans running and all, until turned off by holding power button down or unplugging it.... my...


first try to connect another power source if it does work that is good then try the other options 1- rams 2- vga card 3- cpu 4- of course there is always the motherboard option....
i had the same problem several times mostly it is the power supply ( the power source ) sometimes gives a weak voltage or amps....

Dec 02, 2009 | Gateway GT5220 PC Desktop

1 Answer

I have HP media center M1050E desktop. My question is there anyway to connect my desktop to my TV with the use of any wires to take advantage of internet programs. Please provide me the information with...


If you want to connect your TV and your desktop.
you need the AGP card or the TV tuner card. If you want the TV programs to be save then use a video capture card also.

Sep 27, 2009 | HP Pavilion Media Center a1330n - AMD...

1 Answer

Can't connect to internet on desktop computer


Most likey the issue is with the network adapter. As it does not work even with the modem and router the card seems to be faulty.

Hope this helps.

Sep 05, 2009 | PC Desktops

1 Answer

Install tv tuner card


what kind of tv are you trying to hook to?? K once youve made the physical connection from computer to TV, Even using the Plug & play windows method you need a compatability driver to let the windows computer and the TV talk.
Once communication is establlished pictures, videos, movies,will play from computer to the TV

Jul 09, 2009 | Sony VAIO PCV-V200G PC Desktop

1 Answer

How do we turn off the POWER SAVING MODE on the monitor screen?


Try going into your Start Menu then going into your control panel...then clicking on your "power options"....then switching the options to 'always on'..if this does not work..(as it seems you may not be seeing this because the monitor is in power saving mode) try fiddling with the setup option on your monitor and find a possible powersaving mode enabled function and disable it. every monitor is different so I couldn't really help you here...if this doesn't yield results try another monitor to see if it's the monitor having the problems or the computers video card...the video card could very well be the culprit...

Apr 08, 2009 | Gateway GT4010 (RBGT4010) PC Desktop

4 Answers

Gateway PC to Sharp Aquos


You need to go into the display settings of your computer once the cable is connected and change it to a dual-monitor setup. I'm going to assume you have windows 98/xp, you can find the display settings in your control panel under the title of "display". it'll be under the last tab of the window called "settings".

Keep it in mind, in reality there are a ton of ways to run two monitors. Chances are the one that your going to find easily is to "extend" your desktop onto your tv, making them both run as one screen. Hopefully that doesn't happen to you (you'll probably find it extremely annoying). Also, some video players wont let you play videos on your TV because their worried that your going to copy the video onto vhs.

The display on your tv will be blurry with s-video, and you wont be able to read text easily (hd-tvs are different if your video card is new enough to use the hd-tvs features, and/or your hd-tv can run computer displays. You can purchase a computer monitor to hd-tv cable online or at computer stores) but videos and pictures will look good. And if you have problems and you accidentally switch your display to the tv and your monitor is off, turn off the computer and unplug the s-video, it should go back to normal although it may happen if you put the s-vid cable back into the pc.

If you have any questions, feel free to ask. I have lots of experience doing this.

Jan 15, 2008 | PC Desktops

Not finding what you are looking for?
PC Desktops Logo

Related Topics:

39 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top PC Desktops Experts

joecoolvette
joecoolvette

Level 3 Expert

5660 Answers

Brian Sullivan
Brian Sullivan

Level 3 Expert

27725 Answers

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18299 Answers

Are you a PC Desktop Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...