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Want to view laptop on TV

I want to view slideshows on my laptop on a RCA television set. I need to find a cable converter. I have found some online but would like to know if you have them available at bestbuy

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Most of the time they do. you could also try an S-video cable. depends on the connection from your laptop to your tv.

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claytonward,

You need a converter to connect. At the links below are some resolutions that I found doing a google search.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.as...

That would convert the VGA output to RCA input... then you just need a 3.5mm to RCA left/right audio cable...

http://www.amazon.com/Belkin-Audio-Cable...
Like that one... to connect the headphone jack to the audio inputs on your TV.

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You will need
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  • a VGA 15-pin connector cable; or an S-Video cable and mini to RCA audio cable;
  • or a wireless converter
More information you can visit:http://www.videojug.com/film/how-to-connect-your-laptop-to-your-television.

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do you have a VGA input on the TV?

If not, you need a PC to TV converter.

Link Here:
http://www.geeks.com/details.asp?invtid=ITV-900&cat=VCD

This ITV-900 is a one piece PC to TV Converter that lets you show computer presentations, play games and watch DVDs on TV. It converts your computer's VGA signal to your TV's S-Video and video output signal!

The PC to TV converter supports up to 1024 x 768 resolutions, NTSC/PAL television system, auto fine tuning and more! This ITV-900 is compact, portable and easy to use!

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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)
*S-Video
*Video graphics array (VGA)
*Digital video interface (DVI)
*High-definition multimedia interface (HDMI)
*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.
*S-Video, or Super-Video, a more advanced analog video connector, uses a four-prong round plug, like those used in TV cable installations. Separate audio cables are the same as for the RCA connector, left audio/white, and right audio/red. S-Video is commonly found on older TV sets and some laptops.
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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You'll need to go to a store and find a converter cable. Honestly, most stores won't carry something like this, but it's possible that you'll find one. I found a bunch on eBay. Here's an example of what you're looking for. They come in a wide range of quality and prices, but this is basically what you're looking for. If you wanted a really high quality one, you should go for an actual converter device, and not just a cable where "magic" happens inside. Here's one I found:

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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.

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If you have a TV without a VGA connection you will need a scan converter to convert your signal from VGA to RCA or composite video signal. These can be purchased online or from electronics stores like Radio Shack. You plug your VGA connection from the computer to the scan converter, then RCA or composite video cables from the converter to the TV.

Hope this helps. Please take a moment to rate this solution. Thanks.

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