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I was just wondering if it was able to use a LCD comptuer monitor as a tv display with only hooking up say an DVD player??? will this work?


I did some searching on the web, but couldnt find anything that said yes.. anyone have any links for this type of stuff???


Can it be done?
 

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Most computer monitors have RGB connections. If you have a device that outputs RGB, you should be able to connect it to your computer monitor.
 

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i have seen some with an svideo so i thought it would work.. just wondering if anyone has done this or seen any information on it


would be a cheap alternative for the bedroom 300 for a monitor compared to 1200 for a lcd tv
 

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I have a samsung MP150 that is an LCD monitor with a tuner, svid, and composite input (as well as audio). TV pic is okay (kinda grainy), but acceptable for the kitchen, and we use it as a monitor as well, so it's a great little machine.


Other options are to buy the monitor of your choice, and then get a scaler of some sort (Viewsonic makes a couple that are reasonably priced...)

http://www.viewsonic.com/products/vi...x_vb50hrtv.htm


Cheers,


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I played a couple of DVDs (as a test) on my highly-rated Samsung 191T monitor from a DVD-RW drive (in a PC) via DVI connection.

I was not very happy with the results. I think, a dual-use monitor, like Boykster mentioned, is a better idea.
 

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the "newer" samsung 171/151MP monitors supposedly have better NTSC performance as well (over the 150/170 series like mine). Also, I believe they have HDTV comp inputs (don't quote me).


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