HTPC Guys: VGA to RCA cables

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  1. kiLLj0y

    kiLLj0y New Member

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    Anyone know of retail shops that carry VGA to RCA cables? I bought a HDTV tuner for my computer, and it can be hooked up to my HD ready tv, but I need a vga to rca cable. I find them online all over, but I was hoping to pick one up from a store if all possible, cause I'm impatient. :(
     
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    lowfat 24/Mac/SciFi/PC Crew OT Supporter

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    your videocard doesn't have DVI or s-video?
     
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    kiLLj0y New Member

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    My video card does, but I want to hook it up to my TV, which, according to the card, would require a VGA to RCA cable. :(
     
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    lowfat 24/Mac/SciFi/PC Crew OT Supporter

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    they make s-vidoe to RCA cables. thats what i am using.
     
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    I'm sure you could find one in a store but why overpay? You could probably have one overnighted from an online store and still come out cheaper.
     
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    I do *NOT* think you mean VGA > RCA. You probably mean VGA > Component... Which is VERY different, since RCA usually implies Composite.
     
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    You cannot hook a VGA computer connection up to a TV with component video inputs without a transcoder. The two formats are not the same.

    However, with newer ATI Radeon based cards, they sell an adapter (less than 30 dollars IIRC) that will allow you to output component video with the card.
     

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