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this is a little harder than i thought.

im trying to run my PS2 in my bedroom, which only has my sig'd ASUS MW221U LCD monitor.

i found THIS on ebay, is this the correct adapter i need?

also im pretty sure my monitor's refresh rate range is 56-75hz .. is that ok for PS2?

cheers

EDIT: below is an image of the adapter.



scuse the white lines..the seller had his name all over it
Edited by gtarmanrob - 6/25/08 at 10:05pm
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I didn't know you could do this. I am interested now ...
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That should definitly work.
    
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Why does that thing have inputs for sound as well?

Edit: I think it might work. I'm not 100% positive on it though - your monitor may not like the NTSC scanlines. In other words, it will only work if your monitor supports it - but then they'd sell it as a TV.
Edited by Manyak - 6/25/08 at 10:18pm
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actualy i dont think that will work.
It is made for certian video cards that suport it.
You would need a more expensive scan converter to do what you want
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Originally Posted by gtarmanrob View Post
this is a little harder than i thought.

im trying to run my PS2 in my bedroom, which only has my sig'd ASUS MW221U LCD monitor.

i found THIS on ebay, is this the correct adapter i need?

also im pretty sure my monitor's refresh rate range is 56-75hz .. is that ok for PS2?

cheers

EDIT: below is an image of the adapter.



scuse the white lines..the seller had his name all over it
I wouldn't think the refresh rate would be an issue. The PS2 is made to work with TVs, which take 30fps or 60fps by default and 24fps if you have a film source hooked up, all of which a monitor can obviously handle. The refresh rate and framerate aren't dependent upon each other so it doesn't matter what framerate is given to the TV in terms of the TV being able to accept said framerate.

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Why does that thing have inputs for sound as well?
Good question.
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After thinking about it for a minute, I REALLY doubt that it will work.

So I found what you need:

http://cgi.ebay.com.au/Digital-TV-to...QQcmdZViewItem
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6. Works for laptop / desktop which has VGA cards which have TV output capability via VGA connector.
you need the converter
Edited by jts - 6/25/08 at 10:24pm
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actualy i dont think that will work.
It is made for certian video cards that suport it.
You would need a more expensive scan converter to do what you want
yeah..see i dont want to go through the video card, just straight into the monitor.

which is why it has sound inputs im guessing.
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After thinking about it for a minute, I REALLY doubt that it will work.

So I found what you need:

http://cgi.ebay.com.au/Digital-TV-to...QQcmdZViewItem
cheers for the link. i asked the seller about it, not too sure if it is what i need, since there doesnt seem to be any inputs for the audio RCA connections.
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