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I have a Dell inspiron, want to connect it to Hitachi big screen tv. Computer has vga port, tv has s-video and standard audio video jacks

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You can order from the dealer the VGA cable adabtor to go between the computer and the TV. Make sure that the display card in the computer is complient to drive the TV monitor. You will have to look in the specs for both to see if this is so.

You will find that the pictures on a TV set will be very poor compared to a dedicated computer monitor. TV sets are really optimized for TV videos and not for computer applications.

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The first step is to inspect both your laptop and TV and identify the connections, easily located on the back of either component. There are five basic types of jacks, or ports involved:
*Composite/phono plug (RCA)
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*An RCA connector, sometimes called a phono connector, is used for analog audio and video components. Three round, colored sockets are standard — left audio is white, right audio is red, and composite video is yellow. These are standard jacks on older TV’s and laptops. A three-prong cable, readily available at any computer or electronics, is the easiest way to make an RCA laptop to TV connection.
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With S-Video on both TV and laptop, connecting a laptop to a TV is a simple matter of a single S-Video cable. If your laptop has a great sound system, you won’t need audio cables, but for better quality you’ll also want audio cables.
RCA to S-Video cable, a special laptop to TV cable, is available when you have RCA jacks on one device and an S-Video port on the other.
*A VGA connector and cable are used to carry analog video signals plus display and graphics data. The VGA is a 15-pin connector commonly found on laptops and other devices. With this port you need a PC-to-TV Convertor to connect laptop to TV. You simply plug the VGA cable from the source into the convertor, and use an S-Video or RCA cable out to the TV. The converter is USB powered, so there’s no external power adapter to carry around, making this laptop to TV connection entirely portable.
*A DVI port is rectangular with 24 pins arranged in three horizontal rows of eight pins for digital video; separate RCA analog audio cables fit into white and red plugs. DVI ports are found on Macintosh laptops; sometimes they are smaller than normal DVI ports and require an adapter, which usually comes with the laptop.
*The HDMI port, one-half the size of the DVI port, is also rectangular with 19 pins. It provides digital audio in addition to digital video, despite it’s smaller size, for a complete TV to laptop connection. These ports are found on new HDTVs, and sometimes there are two or more. TVs with HDMI ports are the only ones that do not require additional audio cables.
TV’s with a single digital port labeled HDMI/DVI require only one cable when the source is another HDMI component. But when source is a DVI laptop, you need a DVI-to-HDMI cable for the video and a separate pair of RCA analog stereo cables.
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Specs of the Dell Inspiron e1705 Being Reviewed:
  • Processor: Intel T2500 2.0GHz Core Duo
  • Motherboard Chipset: Intel Calistoga i945GM/PM
  • Hard Drive: 100GB 7200RPM SATA (Hitachi TraveStar)
  • Memory/RAM: 1GB (1,024MB) Dual Channel DDR2 SDRAM (667MHz)
  • Screen: 17.0" UXGA TrueLife (1900 x 1200 pixel resolution glossy screen)
  • Graphics: nVidia GeForce Go 7800 256MB
  • Optical Drive: DVD +/-RW with DL DVD+R write capacity
  • Battery: 9-cell (standard size 6-cell, 9-cell extended life optional)
  • Wireless: Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG (802.11 a/b/g)
  • User Input: Touchpad
  • Dimensions: 15.5" x 11.3" x 1.6" (Width x Depth x Height)
  • TV Tuner: Optional external USB TV Tuner with remote control upgrade for $104
  • Weight: 8.1 lbs
  • Ports:
    • 6 USB 2.0 ports
    • IEEE 1394 (FireWire)
    • Digital Video Interface (DVI-D)
    • VGA out (monitor out)
    • S-Video Out
    • RJ-45 (Ethernet LAN)
    • RJ-11 (56-Kbps Modem)
    • Audio line out for headphone/speakers
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  • Slots:
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  • Buttons:
    • Power on/off
    • Volume up/down/mute (3 buttons)
    • Media buttons (play, forward, back, stop)
    • Battery charge test button
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