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Plasma Hook up

I am trying to hook up my 42' plasma to my computer so that I can use it as a monitor. The problem that I am having is that i don't have a HDMI jack on the plasma, only s-video. The other is that I am using a Bose surround sound system and A direct TV system along with it and I cannot figure out how they should all be wired together. Thanks for any help.

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  • szilveszter Dec 30, 2007

    I have hooked up my laptop to my plasma via s-video cable.

    The problem is if I use any media player it will not come true the plasma.

    It was working before,but I am not sure what I'v done wrong since.

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I have a panasonic 42" plasma im running a s-video cable to it all works fine but half way through a movie the screen turns green ??
when i look at my pc screen the movie picture is working fine but not on my tv just a green screen .... how do i fix this ??

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The only way that you can connect a tv using s video, is if your pc has an s video out on the graphics card, so as to clone the screen or by a vga to s video adapter, see below http://search.ebay.co.uk/vga-to-s-video-cable_W0QQfcclZ1QQfclZ4QQfnuZ1QQfsooZ1QQfsopZ1 to get the sound you will need an auxilliary in audio phono connection on the tv or your Bose from your sound connector at the back of the pc, normally the green socket

Posted on Aug 22, 2007

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Listen what you do is go down your local electronics shop and buy a video card or scart card which allows yyou to connect your pc to your television and v v . and the surround system wer you connect your pc speakers you buy a lead whiocih allows your to convert a phono plug to a 9mm phone jack and use that. hope it helps you.

Posted on Aug 22, 2007

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