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Windows 7: connecting PS3 to monitor?


01 Sep 2011   #1

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connecting PS3 to monitor?

Hi all,

I have an AOC 936swa LCD monitor and want to try and run my PS3 through it. The input into the monitor is via D-Sub and USB. I made the schoolboy error of thinking it was a DVI and buying an HDMI to DVI cable...face-to-palm moment there!

Is there an HDMI to D-Sub cable? I can't imagine the USB will be able to carry it. The output from from the PS3 is bog standard.

any thoughts or help welocme as ever!


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01 Sep 2011   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

HDMI to VGA, there are cables and adapters out there, so yes it can work.
What about sound?
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01 Sep 2011   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Cheers for the reply, I'll try and nab an HDMI to VGA cable. As far as sound goes there is a single 'hole' which I assume is a jack receiver. I got a nifty adapter which should allow me to take the generic PS output cable (splits into three points) and use that.
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