Can't afford HDTV and want to use PC monitor

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  1. Marcus Lewis

    Marcus Lewis Stunt Coordinator

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    Like the thread says I can't afford a nice HDTV
    (I live in Trinidad and we have a 6.7:1 exchange rate and 45% duty on electronic items)
    so I want to use a nice big monitor with my dvd plaver and xbox.

    I have a phillips dvd player capable of 480p and 540p and of course the xbox
    which mostly does 480p but is capable of up to 1080i ...

    I was looking at this which converts a componet input to vga:
    http://www.keydigital.com/Itemdesc.asp?CartId=

    *look under video adapters*

    The key digital Component To Vga Adapter W/Vga & Comp
    Model: KD-CTCA3 / ClearVideo3

    [​IMG]

    To be used in conjunction with a nice & big, but ot too expensive monitor I was hoping
    to get a recommendation for ...

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. Marcus Lewis

    Marcus Lewis Stunt Coordinator

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    No advice or opinions? [​IMG]
     
  3. ChrisWiggles

    ChrisWiggles Producer

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    It should work ok, but why don't you just use a computer as a source? That's preferred anyway, plus you'll be able to push much much higher resolutions than that coming off your dvd players, and you'll be able to game, and all that stuff too.
     

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