Return to Step 1 - Pick a computer type

Step 1 - I have a desktop computer.

Return to Step 2 - Pick TV type

Step 2 - I have a CRT TV.

Step 3. What type of video output does your computer have?

Look on the back of your computer to see what type of video outputs are available. Desktop computers will always have a VGA or DVI output, some will have a S-Video output.

Below are pictures of the three most common video outputs found on desktop computers. Select the one you have or want to use.

S-Video. Separated Video or Super Video. For the technical details follow this link to Wikipedia. Some computers will have one S-Video output. This is the easiest way to connect to your CRT TV.

I have a S-Video output

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VGA. Video Graphics Array. Read all about it here. Most computers will have one of these.


VGA Output

I have a VGA output

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DVI. Digital Visual Interface. Read all about it here. If you have a newer computer you may have one or two of these outputs.

I have a DVI output

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