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PC to TV display set up

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by milia, Feb 18, 2015.

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  1. milia

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    Hi milia, and welcome to TSG.

    If the top left and bottom right pictures show all of the input connectors available on the TV, then none of them will work with the signals on 15 VGA video connector in the bottom left picture.

    What is the gray adapter in the upper right picture?
     
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    DVI-I to VGA adapter most likely. What is the exact model of the TV?
     
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    You sure there isn't any more ports on the TV? The labels on the picture of the TV say HDMI Audio in so that would imply there is an HDMI port. If you have HDMI on the TV then you can use a DVI to HDMI cable unless the computer has HDMI ports as well, hard to tell with the pictures you provided. What is the exact model of the TV?
     
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    cwwozniak: This is the cable pictured on the TV manual

    http://www2.panasonic.com/webapp/wc...uide-_-Middle-_-How+to+Connect+a+PC+to+the+TV

    I took pictures of both sides of the adapter on the top row here: http://mikaristar.deviantart.com/art/Technological-Chaos-2-515089931 another adapter I have in in the secon row and the NVIDIA is on the bottom.

    trogdo & Triple6: Panasonic Viera

    Triple6: It sayd HDMI but the ports on the picture are the only ones it has. I think it's supposed to mean that it's compatible with the signal HDMI uses? There's nothing else on the TV.
     
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    Is it possible to get a program that replaces the converter?
     
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    I can't find an hdmi on the tv, just a label, plus I'd need a new cable anyway. Though if an hdmi did exist I'd still like to know where they hid it.

    Is there anything else I can try with what I have? I heard that plugging the red green blue into the yellow red white might work, but I don't know about where to put each color.

    This is the back of the TV http://mikaristar.deviantart.com/art/Tv-Model-515165143

    The tv is supposed to take digital, it takes digital from a the cable plug in the middle (not pictured) it was replaced back when the analog signals were discontinued.
     
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    Found the elusive hdmis! Dad had put black plastic tape over them back when he gave me the TV because he didn't know what they were and didn't want them collecting dust, so they were completely invisible. Not that it solves much because I don't have that cable. I'll have to try again after a trip to the store.
     
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    If the computer has a DVI-I and/or a DVI-D output connector. Then you could use a simple DVI-D Male to HDMI Female adapter, like this one, and a common Male to Male HDMI cable to make the video connection from the computer to the TV. The other option would be to use a DVI-D Male to HDMI Male cable, like this one, for the Computer to TV connection.

    In either case, the connection would be only for the video. You would probably need a cable like this one, for the audio.

    NOTE: The above links are only to provide examples of the type of product needed and are not a recommendation or endorsement of a particular product, manufacturer, or seller.
     
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    Ok, I'll see what I can find. I don't mind the lack of sound since I'll be using headphones anyone and both the tv & pc have the standard thin pink plug. I'm mostly going to use this to run Steam. thanks
     
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    Some videos cards can send audio through DVI as well.

    FYI, this is why we asked for the model number of the TV, if you can find it and post it now we can give you links to the manual and specs. Vierra is just a series. The model number will be printed on the back of the TV.
     
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    The photo link in post #9 shows it as a model TC-32LX70.

    An Adobe Acrobat(R) PDF file of the operating instructions manual can be found at:
    http://service.us.panasonic.com/OPERMANPDF/TC26LX70.pdf
     
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    Missed that all together.


    So it has two HDMI ports.
     
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