Appropriate cable?

By learninmypc ยท 6 replies
Feb 23, 2015
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    Would it work to plug it in from the pc to tv to watch ?
  2. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 9,726   +3,700

    Does the TV and PC both support VGA connection? If so then yes, but only if you don't have a digital connection to choose otherwise. If you have a DVI, HDMI, or Display Port to use instead, those would be preferable over analog signaling.
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  3. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 7,671   +413

    I will find out shortly & hopefully it does. Will post back then thank you.
  4. LNCPapa

    LNCPapa TS Special Forces Posts: 4,276   +461

    Remember that going with the connection you showed us in the pic will NOT transfer sound. It will also give you a lower quality video signal.
  5. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 7,671   +413

    Ok, I didn't know that. Will talk to the individual later. Thank you.
  6. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,742   +421

    If that is the only output option you are not going to have any choice. If the TV has that input it also has a 3.5mm headphone jack (or LR RCA) for audio in. As long as you aren't exceeding 1366x768 the quality loss will be negligible, especially if you are using that cable and not a longer one.

    Now if the PC also has other video out options (some will have that and a small digital), then sure, you should use the digital. Depending on the card you can have (generally) up to 3 output options. Its not worth speculating further without knowing more information.
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  7. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 7,671   +413

    Sorry for the delay, I'm still waiting to hear from the guy. Thanks for your patience.

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