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How to use your TV as your computer monitor

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  • Started 3 years ago by Layschips
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Layschips
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I have bought a VGA/SVGA cable and a HDMI cable.
one fit in for the computer and one fit for the TV
but I cant seem to find one that fits both

I have a HP computer and a Panasonic TV

what do I have to get?

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Xhi
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+What type of connectors are on each? What are the model numbers of each?

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oldgeezer
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You can get VGA to HDMI cables but they won't handle audio and they will only give you VGA resolution. What you need is a 'VGA to HDMI converter' - do a Google for it as there are a number of different ones with additional functions/connections etc. Expect to pay around £40 for one.

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