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Laptop to TV connection.


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pfdunlop

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Hi, wondering if anyone can help me with this.
I have an Acer Aspire 5738Z laptop that has a VGA and an HDMI connector and obviously a headphone jack. I would like to connect this to my Sony CRT TV. My TV doesn't have an HDMI connector or VGA, but has S-video, a few SCART sockets and composite sockets. I stupidly bought a S-vid to S-vid cable thinking my laptop would have this connection but it doesn't, and also a headphone to composite cable which does work fine. Is there any way I can cheaply convert the S-video to VGA or HDMI at one end so I've not wasted money on the cable.
Cheers
Paul

Edited by pfdunlop, 02 September 2010 - 12:09 PM.

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dsenette

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definitely no on the svideo to hdmi (one's analog and one's digital, they'll never talk) and almost probably no on svideo to VGA, you might be able to find a pinout diagram online that you MIGHT be able to work into a custom cable, but i'm going to doubt it.

something like this might work http://www.ramelectr...rodGPV2000.html but i've got no proof that it would
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