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Is there any way to connect an Xbox 360 to an LCD monitor without the VGA HD cable?

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Hey guys!

I have a spare LG W2243S laying around, and it only has a VGA output.

Is there any way to get picture on that monitor without purchasing the Microsoft VGA HD cable? Connection through my computer or through a wireless connection? Anything really, lol.

Any tips appreciated.
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post #2 of 12
Maybe if you had some sort of HDMI -> DVI and then a DVI -> VGA converter, or straight up HDMI -> VGA (they probably make them).

Unless you have one of the old ones without HDMI, then I think you're screwed.
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post #3 of 12
You can just get a converter cable(s) depending on what output type your xbox has.
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well if it only has a vga port, then you've answered your own question tongue.gif
    
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post #5 of 12
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Don't have a VGA to HDMI adapter, dang.

Is it possible to connect it to my desktop graphics card and manage it through the computer?

What about my laptop? Sorry for all the questions. Maybe I should just connect it to one of my U2311Hs, and be done with it. Was just trying to find a way to use my old monitor.

I'm really sick today and can't be bothered going out.
Edited by Stefy - 5/23/11 at 5:23am
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post #6 of 12
Unfortunately, your desktop and laptop video cards are output only. Looks like your only choice is to use the U2311 if you need to get it connected today.
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Originally Posted by drka0tic;13605858 
Unfortunately, your desktop and laptop video cards are output only. Looks like your only choice is to use the U2311 if you need to get it connected today.
Hehe yeah, for some reason I was so eager on getting it to work on my LG monitor.

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post #8 of 12
you can buy a cheap 360 vga cable from monoprice and sites like that
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post #9 of 12
Just buy a used Microsoft VGA cable for $10 from gamestop. Your not going to find a cheaper/better solution.
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post #10 of 12
You can get this:

http://cgi.ebay.com/6ft-1-8M-Gold-HDTV-HDMI-VGA-HD15-Adapter-Cable-/250833657310?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item3a66d9ddde#ht_1670wt_1139
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