How do i connect my acer aspire 5810T to my tv, thanks
I am assuming that you want to display your laptop on your TV. Since you did not post what TV you have, I am listing multiple ways to connect your laptop to your TV. Just pick the right type connection that works for both your laptop and TV, connect OUT of laptop to an INPUT on your TV. Set your TV to that input (mode) and if you see nothing on the TV, look at your laptop keyboard at the F keys (function keys) for the one with a double display image on it, pree the function button and the F key to set the laptop to external display.
1. S-Video – This is probably the most common
method out there currently because an S-Video cable is cheap as heck
and just about every TV under the sun has a S-Video port. You’ll have
to make sure you laptop is equipped with this port. Remember, there are
two types of S-Video cables: 4-pin and 7-pin. Most
laptops and PC’s are equipped with a 7-pin port, so if your TV only has
a 4-pin S-Video port, then this method will not work.
2. VGA – If you have a HDTV, then you will be
better off connecting using a VGA cable. It gives much better quality
than S-Video and as with S-Video, the cable is very cheap. You usually
won’t find a VGA port on regular TV’s though, so this option is if you
have an HDTV.
3. DVI - DVI stands for Digital Visual Interface
with “digital” being the key word there. The digital signal will give a
higher quality picture than either S-Video or VGA. Of course, your
computer will need to have a DVI connection and your TV will need to be
an HDTV. This cord is definitely not cheap, it ranges anywhere from $40
4. HDMI – Using HDMI will give you the best quality
by far. No computers that I know of yet have HDMI ports, but you can
get a DVI to HDMI cable to connect it to your HDTV. HDMI is compatible
5. Scan Converter Box – This is the last method
that I could think of and it involves using a scan converter box, which
takes a VGA signal and converts it into S-Video or component video.
If by chance you are attempting to hook up the TV to the laptop to capture video from the TV, you need to hook up your wire to the OUTPUT of the TV and you will need a capture card or hardware and software to do this. I hope this helps and good luck. Please vote appropriately and leave a comment.
Oct 29, 2009 |
Acer Aspire AS5530-5824 Laptop