connecting pc to tv via s video


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hi. i have a windows vista pc with a nvidia 7600 gt. i have a westinghouse flat panel tv and i would like to use that as a monitor. i would like to connect it with s video. however my pc does not have s video. i was wondering if i could just get a converter for my video card and then just connect the tv to the pc? would that work fine?
 
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There is an article here which should help you to decide if it is possible or desirable

http://www.howtodothings.com/electronics/a3543-how-to-use-your-tv-as-a-computer-monitor.html

My own experience in this direction is with televisions which were already set up for computer connection (i.e. had VGA inputs) and even then the results were not brilliant: for example with a standard definition (1024 x 768) widescreen TV the pixels were too wide and everything appears too fat; on another TV, this time high definition, despite the dedicated inputs and using the settings in the TV manual the computer screen flickered and was essentially unusable. In the end I gave up and bought a 22inch monitor (which is absolutely fantastic)
 
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unless your tv has vga input, don't bother.

s-video is only good enough for watching video from pc, but absolutely useless as the pc monitor. you won't be able to read anything on the screen properly.
 

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