Get no signal using 15 pin connection to rgb(pc) on tv
how do i set up pc
lg 42hd/1080p and sony vaio notebook with model number vgn-fs780w. what i need to do in order for pc to t v to work. do not know what steps i need to take to correct this issue. thanks
You need to toggle to the external display by holding the Fn key + F7 or F8. Look at your keyboard and you'll see little TV screen icons. You can also go to start/control panel/display settings or right click on your desktop and access the display properties.
There is usually two tabs with two displays and the active current display in from. Click the other and adjust the resolution and type using the drop down menus.
You might need to consult your TV manual as well to make sure your in the right input mode.
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Sadly, RGB cannot carry sound. In order to hear the laptop sound on the television, You'll need to get an 1/8" headphone connector to RCA (White and Red plug) cable and connect it to the same input as the video is plugged in.
Your Sony vaio does not have any TV-out port to output the display on any analog TV. You can use your VGA (by using VGA cable) port to output your laptop on LCD / Plasma / LED TV (with a VGA port also)). If you still want to project to analog TV via the VGA port, you need to find a VGA to RGB adaptor. But bare in mind, it's hard to find one.
VGA port is like the port on computer monitor.
RBG consist of three colored port.
Good luck ;)
I need to know what operating system you're using (like windows vista). However, it seems like the control has moved to the LG screen, and not laptop. You can set several options when connecting a monitor to a laptop - both screens are available, one screen is off and the other screen is off.
Please post your operating system so that I guide you how to change these settings.
This information is from the owners manual for your model Sony (PCG-GRZ610) PC Notebook computer found on page (57) has a diagram and procedure for making the correct connections. You must make sure you have the correct connection cables and have set both the television and computer for external signal output source (notebook).External signal input source (television). The cable connection is listed below and follow the web page link to see the correct procedure for getting the laptop computer and the television working together. This procedure is explained in the notebooks owners manual on pages (112) (113) (114) you will also need to look in the televisions owners manual to see the procedure for switching the input source to external, so it can see the computer's signal. The owner manual copy is listed as the user's guide. You will also find customer service available on this web page. They will be able to help you with any problems you might be having with the set-up between the computer and television not explained clearly to you in the owners manuals of the laptop and television. I hope this information helps you solve the problem of making the connection between your laptop and television. Thank you for using FixYa and have a nice day! http://esupport.sony.com/US/perl/model-documents.pl?mdl=PCGGRZ610
Your laptop will have a VGA output or possibly a S-video out. For the
VGA you'll need a standard VGA cable. Plug the cable in to your laptop
and the PC input of your TV. If your TV does not have PC input it may
have a DVI input. IF it does you can use a VGA/DVI adapter to plug it
in. If it doesn't have a DVI input you can use the S-Video output on
your laptop with a standard S-video cable. After the connection to your
TV is made you will have to toggle alternate display by pressing and
holding your [Fn] key and pressing F4, or F5, or another F# key. It's
the one that looks like a TV screen. Press once to turn on output,
press again to turn off your laptop screen, press again to go back to
laptop screen only
From user manual (page 68): Your computer comes with a built-in display panel, but you can also connect an external display device to an available video port, as follows: ❖ An external monitor or projector via the RGB (monitor) port ❖ A TV, VCR, or DVD recorder via the S-video (TV-out) port Before connecting an external monitor or video projector, configure your computer for the type of device you are connecting. To do this, refer to the documentation for your operating system and devices
So you have to use an RGB cable or a S-video cable : your cable should be plugged into 15 pin VGA port in your PC and plug it into a correspondent port in your TV. Try also S- video and select correponding input in your TV set (Both connection type DO NOT carry sound: use your audio connector from PC to TV audio input.) Configure your extended screen using your manual instruction: Once you have connected an external display device, you can choose to use the internal display only, the external device only, or both simultaneously. The quickest way to change the display output settings is to use the display hot key (Fn + F5): 1 Press Fn and F5 simultaneously. 2 While holding down Fn, press F5 repeatedly until the setting you want takes effect. Briefly pause each time you press the F5 key to allow time for the display to change. This hot key cycles through the settings in the following order: ❖ Built-in display only ❖ Built-in display and external monitor simultaneously ❖ External monitor only ❖ Built-in display and TV ❖ TV only
If it is, then yeah you should be able to output VGA from a PC to the TV with a proper cable.
However if the TV has DVI or HDMI connections on it, it's better for
you to connect it that way. DVI/HDMI is a digital signal and if it's a
digital-based display tech TV, then you're better off using that. Also
if the TV does resolution above 1360x768 (i.e. if it does 1080p) you
can get higher resolution by going via DVI/HDMI...
Your laptop is not set to enable the external video output.
Most likely, your laptop has a key that says "RGB/LCD" or something similar on it. This key cycles through the various video output options, enabling the laptop's LCD, the external RGB output, or both simultaneously. Most laptops require you to hold down the function key ("FN") when pressing the "RGB/LCD" key to cycle through the options.