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Ok I have a PS3 but no HDMI cable. However I have a composite Rygbihe (you know what I mean) cable

Is their anyway to force 720 instead of 530 or whatever. Plus 16:9 ratio on a 19" WS tv looks wierd

Any ideas?
    
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Composite (one yellow for video) or Component (red, green, blue for video)?

Composite can't do 720p while Component can do 1080p.

WS TVs are 16:9.
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I don't believe a composite cable is capable of the bandwidth that 720p requires.

Your gonna need to go get a HDMI cable or a component cable.. they can be bought for <$5 online. Make sure you TV actually has HDMI or component inputs.
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Lol yeh it does have the capabilities lol, it bloody best do

Anyway its Composite RGB and WR for audio

Will have to go get a component or HDMI cable
    
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Wait, it has a DVI port or component.... wheres the HDMI?
    
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Wait, it has a DVI port or component.... wheres the HDMI?
Not all monitors have HDMI.

Your gonna need a component cable (Red,Green,Blue) for 720p in your case.


A hdmi cable to DVI would also work. Which would be a digital connection which would be better than a component cable. But this cable will probably run you about $15+.
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Make it about $60 in the UK
    
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EDIT: Nevermind, Murlocke beats me.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Evostance View Post
Lol yeh it does have the capabilities lol, it bloody best do

Anyway its Composite RGB and WR for audio
That is a component cable, just select 720p or 1080p in display settings on your PS3.

A composite cable is just yellow with the white and red audio.
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