Hi, I'm just trying to connect my computer to my tv. My tv has an svideo port but my computer doesn't. I was told I could get a USB 2.0 Video Adapter with Compoiste Video/S-Video inputs and that would help. I'm trying to find one for a reasonable price.
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The easiest way to hook up any laptop to a tv is with either an HDMI cord, or an Svideo cord. It looks like your laptop supports Svideo, but make sure your TV supports it as well. The connection should look similar to this:
If your TV does have the port, go to a nearby electronics store, and buy an Svideo cord. An employee there should be able to help you find one for a fairly decent price. If your TV doesn't have an Svideo slot, you should be able to get an Svideo to AV converter cord along with your Svideo cord. You can connect the Svideo to your laptop and the Svideo slot in the converter, then plug the AV cords into your TV. Hope this helps!
that actually isnt a true svideo port. it does output video, but it needs a converter that dell sells for about 30 bucks (ebay is cheaper). it plugs directly into the "s-video" port on the computer and splits it off into both an svideo connection and an rca connection.
You cannot,the best thing that you can do is to use the computers video card HDMI output to the HDMI input on TV. The USB is there for things like firmware updates and if your lucky,u may be able to plug in flash drive and view media through it. If your video card has SVIDEO you might be able to use that as well, but HDMI is the way to go if your serious about it, and an HDMI ready video card upgrade for your computer shouldnt cost more than $100,in fact 49 bux at STAPLES right now for a PCIex card.
you definitely need to get the drivedr for the svideo option. it wil actually not show you in the device manager the svideo, but the graphics card details only. to find out if you have a secondary display (svideo) you have to go to your display properties then and see if you have dual display. try to bott also your dell with the svideo-tv already connected and see if you get a post display on your tv. now... i need to know only if your svideo is active, drivers will still be need to get the windows work there.