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Old 08-15-2008, 10:59 PM   #166  
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if i got these for 30$, all id have to do is use the av cable for sound only and plug directly to the audio line in in these speakers rite. wouldnt that be worth it. do u by any chance have any other recommendations on speakers with the rca inputs. does audio line mean rca input? im not too suyre about that.

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Old 08-16-2008, 07:54 AM   #167  
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I think I'm confused now as to what equipment you are hooking up. I'm thinking it is a computer (DVI), a PS3 (HDMI), some computer speakers and a monitor (DVI) with built in speakers. Is that correct?
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Old 08-16-2008, 09:13 AM   #168  
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no. i have a computer with hdmi, dvi and composite inputs. I am getting a new monitor, with no built in speakers, because i needed a monitor with hdcp. I can either get a monitor with composite and dvi and analog input or one with just dvi and anallog a little bit cheaper. I can get speakers up to about 30$, im not looking to spend more. Now, what should i do to get sound aswell. Should i get speakers with audio line in ( that means RCA inputs rite?)
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Normally when you are going to connect a computer and a PS3 to a common monitor you would get a monitor with two inputs. Westinghouse make such monitors as do others. That way you use the monitor input switching to select what you want to use. Westinghouse L2410NM Black 24" 8ms HDMI Widescreen LCD Monitor - Retail
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no. i have a computer with hdmi, dvi and composite inputs.
Here I think you mean these are outputs. They would connect to a monitor input.

To hook up a computer and a PS3 to a computer monitor that is expecting to be connected just to a computer will require a monitor switch. Unfortunately I don't know of a switch that will do analog audio (that's what speakers use) and the video as well. So you may need to switch the video independant of the audio. That would mean 2 switches and those are probably available at a Radioshack. Another solution would be to get two sets of speakers and hook one to the computer and the other to the PS3.

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Old 08-16-2008, 04:07 PM   #170  
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k so if i just pplug the av cable to the audio line in of a new 2.1 speaker system, it should work?
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Old 08-16-2008, 07:06 PM   #171  
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i i get a monitor i wouldnt have to do anything with my speakers rite, id leave them plugged to my comp and i would get sound form ps3 and comp?
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k so if i just pplug the av cable to the audio line in of a new 2.1 speaker system, it should work?
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if i get a monitor with built in speakers,i would get sound form ps3 and comp without a problem rite?

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Old 08-17-2008, 10:52 AM   #174  
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k. i found a wonderfull offer, for a 24 inch screen, with hdmi and dvi inputs. so if i use an hdmi cable with my ps3, would that mean that i would just leave my current speakers plugged in to my computer and i would still get sound? or what would i have to do, now that ill have an hdmi input?
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k. i found a wonderfull offer, for a 24 inch screen, with hdmi and dvi inputs. so if i use an hdmi cable with my ps3, would that mean that i would just leave my current speakers plugged in to my computer and i would still get sound? or what would i have to do, now that ill have an hdmi input?
If the monitor has speakers, yes. They would work for the PS3 and the computer speakers for the computer.
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Old 08-18-2008, 07:16 AM   #176  
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k, and if it doesnt have built in speakers or hdmi, id have to buy a new pair of spekears with rca/audio line in speakers rite?
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k, and if it doesnt have built in speakers or hdmi, id have to buy a new pair of spekears with rca/audio line in speakers rite?
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Old 08-18-2008, 12:45 PM   #178  
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I recently upgraded from a Radeon X300 to a Radeon HD 3650 GDDR4 256meg card. All is fine, I run a DVI into my westinghouse 42". My problem is when I am trying to watch a high quality downloaded DVD, the screen goes crazy into an infinite number of hoizontal lines. As well, when I try to go full screen using many streaming sites, I get a perfect line diagonally on my screen, one side is grey, the other is black.

What could the issue be? If I am trying to send 1080 to a 720 monitor, could this do it? Refresh rate????

I'm lost.
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It's possible your player is changing the refresh rate?
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Old 09-12-2008, 10:24 AM   #180  
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Okay guys. I did some experiments yesterday. I have a Pentium 4, 3.2GHZ PC, 2GB of ram, and an 7600GT PNY 512Mb, and I hooked up the S-Video cable to my Toshiba 51H83. My attainable highest resolution on the TV is 1080i. I've been running Charter HD since it started years ago and it's great here in Pasadena,CA. I put in The Sisterhood of The Traveling Pants DVD in the drive and sent the S-Video cable from my video card to one of the S-Videos in the back of the TV. It looked quite horrible and sometimes I would see three black and white pictures on the screen with three vertical lines to separate the three of the same videos from the DVD. My basic question. Is it better to run a DVI to DVI(from the videocard to the TV) or is it better to use an adapter that came with the videocard(output would be to put in the component out from videocard that is a component donggle) to the TV? I am building a much more powerful computer next month and many people have seen what I'm building through the many limited threads I've posted. This one has me going though. What should I do because I will have a LG Blu-Ray/HD-DVD combo drive and want to be able to watch movies in HD on the Toshiba 51H83. What do you guys think? I really need some advice on this. By the way, I do know that S-Video doesn't get you the resolution that HD gets. Thanks guys and I love the knowledge all of you have. Peace....Note: The Toshiba 51H83 has no HDMI on the back of the set. It is a rear projection television and it's inputs on the back are two components(one is already used with the Charger HD stream), two S-Video outputs, and one DVI port on the back.
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