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NO! DO NOT BUY THOSE CABLES! Sorry for the caps, but I tried the same thing, and the VGA signal needs to be converted to component, and the cables do not do that. The cables are just useless really, and to get component signal out of VGA, you will need a conversion box, and they are $$$.
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post #12 of 15
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Originally Posted by Xavier1421 View Post
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?
And this is how you would want to do it use the S Video to Component cable. Do not be fooled it will output your resolutions and it is in fact component video.

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post #13 of 15
What confuses me is that the 9600AIW and 8500 series cards are capable of using a VGA to component adaptor. That's why I asked what card he was using.

***EDIT

My mistake cheetoh, sorry about that!
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The vid card on the HTPC box is a low-end ATI Radeon 9250. So I guess I should just buy a newer vid card with component out right?

Thanks again for all of the help!
    
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Originally Posted by Cheetos316 View Post
The vid card on the HTPC box is a low-end ATI Radeon 9250. So I guess I should just buy a newer vid card with component out right?

Thanks again for all of the help!
it's probabl the cheapest way to be honest...
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