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Going from HDMI to S Video ???

Discussion in 'Multimedia' started by alitlamp, Jan 7, 2010.

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  1. alitlamp

    alitlamp Thread Starter

    Jan 7, 2010
    1. I want to use our 4 year old Sony TV as a monitor for our computer.
    2. we have a newer computer that has a HDMI slot.
    3. our Sony TV is older and only has a S video slot (no HDMI slot).
    4. Can you get a cable to go from HDMI to S video?
    5. I heard HDMI is digital and Svideo is analog, but our TV is not analog as far as I know It's digital.
    6. any help is appreciated!!!
  2. Elvandil


    Aug 1, 2003
    They are very different formats and would need a converter. Though I haven't seen HDMI to S-Video, I have seen them in the other direction, S-Video to HDMI, and they cost around $200. You'd be better off with a new TV. Most TV's make very poor monitors, anyway, and resolution is not good. But, depends on the TV.

    What other outputs on the computer?
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