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    HDTV help!

    We just got a 32" 1080p Toshiba LCD. We plan to hook it up to our computer for a variety of reason. The TV has a PC place, but I was wondering: What kind of cord do you need to hook your TV up to your PC?



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    Re: HDTV help!

    Probably a DVI or VGA



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    Re: HDTV help!

    HDMI or DVI.


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    Re: HDTV help!

    What if your computer doesn't have an HDMI input?



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    Re: HDTV help!

    Just so I'm 100% right, because I've been drinking.... alot.

    Do you want to use your new tv as a computer monitor? If so check the cord that goes to your normal computer monitor and see if you have a spot like that on the new tv - there a good chance you will.



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    Re: HDTV help!

    Quote Originally Posted by cyismydog View Post
    What if your computer doesn't have an HDMI input?
    Use a DVI-HDMI cable.

    HDMI and DVI are essentially the same thing.

    edit: or get one of these:
    http://www.monoprice.com/products/pr...seq=1&format=2


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