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I'm looking to connect my rig to my TV using the component Y, Pb, Pr connections but I only have VGA out on my rig. Is there any kind of adapter made for this purpose. I did a quick search on google and saw several modules that cost about $200. I was hoping for something more wallet friendly. Any ideas?
    
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Has your G-card got S-video out mate ?...You can use that for this Job
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Are you using intergrated video? Nevermind... what AGP card are you using?
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http://www.monoprice.com/products/pr...ormat=2&style=

Or shorter:

http://www.monoprice.com/products/pr...ormat=2&style=

But beware, using component connections will cause the TV to not be fully recognized by the card, so this may present a slight setup issue if your TV supports a funky resolution.
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Ati use to make an adapter for that, it fit on the vga connector and gave you component out, only worked with Ati cards I heard, it was around $80 but I can't find it anymore on their site ever since the amd switch over.
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OH. never seen that Before...Nice work..Interesting. I may have to buy one.
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Found it here's the link for the US one http://shop.ati.com/product.asp?sku=2537968 They also make a DVI version, right now ati's shopping site is going pretty slow so you might have trouble with the link. Oh and its only $29 USD lol.
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post #8 of 15
They are worthless, I had one for my card and they dont give a 1:1 ratio so your text is VERY small. Use the svideo to component out this will be much better then a VGA connection as the card will then understand what you are doing.

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http://www.monoprice.com/products/pr...ormat=2&style=

Or shorter:

http://www.monoprice.com/products/pr...ormat=2&style=

But beware, using component connections will cause the TV to not be fully recognized by the card, so this may present a slight setup issue if your TV supports a funky resolution.
Will that cable fit what I'm hoping to do with it? According to the description of the cable:

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Do not assume that this cable will work just because you have a VGA port (ie. you can't use this cable to connect your PC to a device that only accepts component video, since PCs do not output component video).
Does that mean I can't use that to connect the PC to my TV?
    
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post #10 of 15
I never even noticed that note!

My video card on my TV uses the s-video out put to component, so I am not sure about VGA to component out of a pc Let me check

Which video card?
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