Question about Televison & Video
I am using my laptop to view on TV through VGA connection , it works but I need sound.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
If you get your wallpaper to show on your TV, then you should be almost there.
Posted on Jan 03, 2009
If your computer has a svga output use input 7 on tv with vga to vga cable and 3.5-3.5 Radioshack 42-2387 cable for audio for best results. If you use the dvi to hdmi on input 6 on tv use 3.5- rca Radioshack part number 42-2551 1/8=3.5mm.
Posted on Apr 20, 2009
Your computer may have come with cables to do just that. If not, you have options:
For video, I would check your TV inputs to see if it has a VGA port, since that would be the easiest. You can also get VGA to RCA or S-Video converters online as well if your TV does not have a VGA port. Almost all TV's these days have RCA inputs.
For audio, you can get a headphone jack (3.5mm) to RCA converter.
If you can't find the converters at your local electronics store, just google VGA to RCA and headphone to RCA.
Once you have the necessary cables connected to your TV, your computer will recognize that it has been connected to an external video source. I'm not sure, but I think it is either key combination Fn+F6 or F7 to perform a monitor switch. You can also right-click on the desktop and select properties (or personalize in vista). Then switch to the settings tab (or Display settings in vista) and click on the alternate display.
Posted on May 03, 2009
That, & most, earphone sockets, simply doesn't have enough "Current" or signal voltage to drive your TV set's audio in Amplifier. You need to get a Pre-Amp, to amplify the signal, up to a level that can be used by the TV. So you need to purchase, or build from a kit, a small stereo pre-amp and insert it between your laptop & TV audio In.
Posted on Feb 04, 2010
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