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Old 06-03-2010, 01:42 AM   #1  
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I'm a complete noob and i've been reading articles about what cable to get to hook my LG HDTV to my laptop, but it seems that the S-video has been getting mixed reviews on whether or not it works... sooo... what should I be getting to hook them both up?
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uhm, see if your laptop has an HDMI port, that'd be the easiest and best solution, if not, an S-video cable should work just fine.
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VGA would also work nice, however, HDMI would be the best option if you have it because it also carries sound.
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what is your laptop, and what are your output options ? Many modern, current generation laptops have an HDMI output which makes the connection to a HDTV easy. Older units are limited to VGA (if your TV has that input) or, in some cases, S-video or composite (yellow) cable. Only VGA and HDMI will give you any chance of viewing HD quality TV......s-video and composite are SD only and the video quality is much lower.
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