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I'd like to hook it up to my monitor along with my 360. My 22" Hanns G has VGA input and HDMI input, and i was wondering if there's any way to make this work. I've seen people with boards with many inputs, all going to one output, and i'm wondering if that could do the trick. I currently have my computer plugged into my HDMI port on the monitor via a DVI to HDMI cord.
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Well you could hook your 360 up to the VGA port?

http://www.gamestop.com/Catalog/Prod...oduct_id=40681
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Someone might have a better idea, but a switch of some sort seems to be the best answer for hooking up many pieces of equipment.

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you would need to buy the component cable for your xbox, and buy one of these to conver the signal to HDMI.

http://www.pccables.com/cgi-bin/orde...&rsite=f.85506

the original xbox died way before HDMI was around, so there is no "easy" solution...
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Originally Posted by JoBlo69 View Post
you would need to buy the component cable for your xbox, and buy one of these to conver the signal to HDMI.

http://www.pccables.com/cgi-bin/orde...&rsite=f.85506

the original xbox died way before HDMI was around, so there is no "easy" solution...
Thanks, is there a cheaper route though?
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The cheapest route is the VGA cable, and doesn't require a converter like there suggestions. Does your 360 have the HDMI port on the rear of it?

Audio however will be questionable if your Monitor doesn't have the red/white RCA auido ports on the back panel.
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post #7 of 16
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The cheapest route is the VGA cable, and doesn't require a converter like there suggestions. Does your 360 have the HDMI port on the rear of it?

Audio however will be questionable if your Monitor doesn't have the red/white RCA auido ports on the back panel.
Sean, are you blind or do you just not bother to read?

It CLEARLY says in the freakin' thread title that i'm using the Xbox 1. NOT A 360!
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if its a newer 360, go hdmi. they have the interface right on the motherboard.

If not, then you need to buy the DVI adapter from walmart or something
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Quote:
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if its a newer 360, go hdmi. they have the interface right on the motherboard.

If not, then you need to buy the DVI adapter from walmart or something
He clearly stated that he is trying this for a ORIGINAL XBOX 360 , NOT A 360v2. Please read before posting
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