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Hi guys,

looking for a nice 24"/23" full hd screen with hdmi and speakers so that i can connect a ps3 and wii to it without needing to setup an elaborate speaker system thanks

budget around $330 and if someone can tell me the best way to hook up ps3 sound to a set of speakers or something
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Would this work?

Ps3 video to screen with hdmi
then take the anolog white and red and use a y cable into my pc and it would play through my PC speakers?
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Yes it will work and it's what most people do (or use optical out) because monitor speakers are generally very bad quality.

You'll probably need a phono to 3.5mm adapter (something like this) though if you're using the red/white cable that came with your PS3.

Also remember to change your PS3's audio settings. Go to Settings > Sound settings > Audio output settings and change it to "Audio Input Connector / SCART / AV Multi".

Bear in mind this method will only give you 2.1 sound. Using optical will give you 5.1.

There are a load of Youtube videos detailing how to do this, such as this one.
Edited by cracker - 2/8/11 at 9:45am
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thanks man that was a great help...

ive never had sorround sound or anything better than my ipod dock so i dont even know if im missing something, audio aint important to me as much as the ability to hear whats going on
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No problem. It's common for people to want to use monitor speakers (if it has them) via HDMI audio, but I have yet to hear acceptable sound from any monitor and I'm no audiophile or anything.

On an unrelated note, what the hell is this "Like" feature? Surely the reputation and Like thing serve the same purpose. Goddamn Facebook/Youtube crossover
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No problem. It's common for people to want to use monitor speakers (if it has them) via HDMI audio, but I have yet to hear acceptable sound from any monitor and I'm no audiophile or anything.

On an unrelated note, what the hell is this "Like" feature? Surely the reputation and Like thing serve the same purpose. Goddamn Facebook/Youtube crossover
exactly what i thought when i saw it, what the hell is with this stupid like button? this isnt facebook and the sigs are already out of control
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