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How do I hook my xbox 360 to my Samsung 226bw??

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I am retarded but how do you hook up your xbox 360 to your computer lcd? I have the Samsung 226bw
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post #2 of 15
You're not retarded. You just can't do it with that monitor UNLESS you have a signal converted.

Something like a Kona Link.
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post #3 of 15
buy a cable with a vga end.
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post #4 of 15
The easiest way is buy a monitor with built in DVI and VGA ports, then buy a 360 VGA cable..

In my experience, it still doesn't look to good in a monitor..

If you monitor doesn't have a build-in female VGA connector then I don't think its possible... Plus 360 games are in 16:9 ratio, most computer LCDs at 16:10, and the 360 stretches it.. And on some monitors theres no way to change that.

Then theres always getting sound to work through your computer speakers... Which is another task.

All in all, I'd recommend just saving up for a HDTV, because its a huge hassel.
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post #5 of 15
Buy a VGA cable for $20
post #6 of 15
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Anyone link me to a compatible cable for my monitor? Really appreciate it.
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post #7 of 15
AH Yeah VGA cable. Didn't think about that. Only remembered it having DVI and VGA and didn't know you could feed a signal to the screen with a VGA cable from Xbox.

Das neat.
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post #8 of 15
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Where on the XBOX is a vga output?
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post #9 of 15
i think you can buy cables that'll convert your existing cables.

i know Spectre sells a Component-to-DVI cable for their LCD's so i'm sure you can find one on like ebay.
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post #10 of 15
theres not
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