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Calum1577
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4th Oct 06 at 21:27   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Got an output on my laptop that i am asured can link into my new plasma tv. Went into pc world and the lead was $30 and maplins was same. Tried lookin on ebuyer.co.uk but cant find the exact cable i need. Could someone help please.
Nath
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4th Oct 06 at 21:38   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Ebay is your friend.
Nath
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4th Oct 06 at 21:38   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Probably a DVI cable too.
abdus
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5th Oct 06 at 07:18   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

what output is it on your laptop?
blebo
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5th Oct 06 at 09:52   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

It will be one of the small round scart cables. I struggled to get one for under 30, then went to the local Hardwares store...and I got one for 3.99
PhilC
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5th Oct 06 at 09:52   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

What do you need to go from and to? VGA - DVI? VGA - HDMI?
PhilC
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5th Oct 06 at 09:53   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

quote:
Originally posted by blebo
It will be one of the small round scart cables. I struggled to get one for under 30, then went to the local Hardwares store...and I got one for 3.99


S-Video?
Nismo
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5th Oct 06 at 10:29   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Just an S-video cable about 2quid on ebay
Calum1577
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5th Oct 06 at 18:25   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Hey folks soz been away. The connectionon the laptop is about 2cm long with a screw on either side. On the tv i have s-video in as well as HDMI and DVI and VGA i am sure.
John
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5th Oct 06 at 18:29   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

What colour is it?

You need vga to vga if its blue, if its white you need dvi-dvi

[Edited on 05-10-2006 by John]
Calum1577
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5th Oct 06 at 19:06   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

its blue on the laptop. TV has HDMI/DVI input, RS-232C input and RGB(PC/DTV). Thats all the inputs.
John
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5th Oct 06 at 19:10   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

whats the tv model?
Calum1577
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5th Oct 06 at 19:14   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

LG 42PC1DV
John
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5th Oct 06 at 19:17   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

I'm not sure if vga to dvi is just a cable.
Calum1577
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5th Oct 06 at 19:19   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

so its vga i have on the laptop then and i would need some kind of adaptor for it to then plug into the tv?
abdus
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5th Oct 06 at 19:20   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

http://www.tvcables.co.uk/cgi-bin/tvcables/VGA-DVI.html
John
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5th Oct 06 at 19:20   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Yip.

Unless the tv has a connector that looks exactly the same as the one he laptop, which it doesn't seem to.
John
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5th Oct 06 at 19:23   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Didn't think it was just a cable.
How much are they abdus?
abdus
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5th Oct 06 at 19:24   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

8.99 inc VAT
John
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5th Oct 06 at 19:28   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Link won't work here for that.
I got confused with a link I had found and your one.
Calum1577
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5th Oct 06 at 19:34   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

K cheers for all ur help guys.
PhilC
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5th Oct 06 at 20:56   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

VGA to DVI, you sure Maplin is 30? I work there, and i'm sure they aren't that much

 
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