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Topic # 6271 11-Jan-2006 17:44
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heya just wandering like my laptop got formatted I am just wandering how I can watch television on my laptop please? I read that I use a S-video cord to plug into the laptop which I think I have found which is located at the back of the laptop and near the power supply input.




      

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  Reply # 26165 11-Jan-2006 19:01
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what are you planning to plug the other end of the s-video cord into? it would need to be a video source like an AV reciever, video, dvd player or tv.

Otherwise you will need a TV tuner card or USB box, and also an aerial.

Were you successfully watching tv before something like your laptop got formatted?









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  Reply # 26168 11-Jan-2006 19:21
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unfortunately I didn't know that I had the stuff to watch television on my laptop




      

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Reply # 26169 11-Jan-2006 19:33
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It is hard to find something about this model - but what I found is that it comes with TV Out. This is for connecting a TV as a monitor.

I couldn't find anywhere about this model having TV tuner built-in.





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  Reply # 26185 11-Jan-2006 22:15
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patrickstarr: the stuff to watch stuff

A bit ambiguous.... was this some software from the net? pre installed on the laptop? bought from somewhere?









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  Reply # 26237 12-Jan-2006 11:07
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Heres the link to where I found out from:

http://heydon.com.au/node/533




      

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Reply # 26238 12-Jan-2006 11:11
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Yes, I saw that one on Google - but it's not the official specification and it's not clear that it's a TV Tuner really - the way I see it is a TV Out - but since I can't find an official specification you have to look in the product's manual for the specs.







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  Reply # 26240 12-Jan-2006 11:25
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oh ok then, I will have to do just that then.




      



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  Reply # 27324 27-Jan-2006 13:28
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i've looked there and I can watch tele on this computer.




      

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