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    VGA to S-Video or Composite

    Whats the cheapest way to get a VGA output to an analogue TV (composite/s-video)?

    The PC is a SFF so doesnt have any card slots
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    Get a cheap graphics card with an S-Video output

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    Quote Originally Posted by FN-GM View Post
    Get a cheap graphics card with an S-Video output
    Opps, forgot. Its a SFF pc so no card slots.

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    You can build a VGA to SCART lead. I built one for my arcade machine so it could display the games at native resolution on the TV bypassing the encoding etc. I basically chopped the end off a vga and dismantled a scart lead and followed a wiring diagram. Fiddly but not too hard.

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    Quote Originally Posted by j17sparky View Post
    Whats the cheapest way to get a VGA output to an analogue TV (composite/s-video)?
    I've been wondering that, too. I had a look at some cheap converters on eBay - 20 seems to be about the price.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FN-GM View Post
    maybe this will do the trick
    From the item description: "It will work with laptops and desktops with VGA cards that has TV-Out function capability through the VGA connector.". Hmm...

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    I should have mentioned the lead I said about making will output in the best possible mode for a normal tv (RGB)

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    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisH View Post
    You can build a VGA to SCART lead. I built one for my arcade machine so it could display the games at native resolution on the TV bypassing the encoding etc. I basically chopped the end off a vga and dismantled a scart lead and followed a wiring diagram. Fiddly but not too hard.
    Hello!

    This is interesting! I already have a 2m vga cable fron an old monitor also i have some spare scart cables. this is a good idea to use all these scraps! There is any schematic to do this? the link above doesn work!

    thanks

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