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Solved: HDMI To Display Port

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by drips702, Dec 23, 2011.

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  1. drips702

    drips702 Thread Starter

    Apr 26, 2011
    ok so heres my question i need to know if this setup will work for me...i just bought my ps3 and i dont wanna buy a tv becouse my room is already crouded with things so i want to try to hook up my ps3 to my moniter...

    i already have an hdmi cable..but my moniter is not dvi its VGA(blue)...i cant seen to find an adapter that is withing my price range $10-$35... i have to adapters one is DVI(male) to VGA(female) and i have another adapter a DVI(male)to hdmi(female)

    so what kind of adapter should i buy in order for this to work .........or if its even posible..meaning if my moniter will support this??

    my moniter is a IBM Lenovo ThinkVision L171

    so plz let me now..if i could it will be perfect..lol


    iv done some searching and would it work if i buy this VGA(male)to DVI(female) and connect it to the adapter that i already have( DVI(male)toHDMI), then hook my HDMI cable to that then the other end to my ps3....??????????????
  2. leroys1000

    leroys1000 Banned

    Aug 15, 2007
    Afraid adapters aren't going to work.
    SVGA outputs an analog signal.
    HDMI is digital.
    You would need a signal converter and those aren't very cheap.
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