show laptop screen on television what cables?

  Internetwhizzkid 21:34 05 Apr 07


I want to have the ability to watch films etc of my laptop with out the need of burning the files to dvd all the time etc also presentations to the family. Anyway My laptop has s video or something and i was just wondering can anyone please tell me what cables I need and are they cheap to get off ebay

help would be fantastic


  woodchip 22:57 05 Apr 07

It depends on your Laptop output from the Video Card. does it have s-video output? If it does you can get a cable and a scart adapter that s-video plugs into. you also need a Analog sound cable, as sound does not go down the s-video cable

  Internetwhizzkid 23:04 05 Apr 07

s video out yes i think it is

do you know how much the cables will cost


  Totally-braindead 23:19 05 Apr 07

Depending on where you buy them as little as £3. I bought mine for £2.99 from a local electrical store. Go to PC World however and it'll likely cost you £20.
Its worth hunting about. If you want to buy online then have a look at Maplins click here

  Totally-braindead 23:20 05 Apr 07

By the way the pictures not that great, not in my opinion anyway.

  woodchip 23:20 05 Apr 07

Cheapest are from Computer Fair, I get most of my cables from there. click here

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  woodchip 23:26 05 Apr 07

Sorry about that, Click on the left on S-Video.

Also on Jack to Phono.

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