Questions tagged [monitor]

A screen that displays output from a computer/device. Use this tag for questions about monitor configuration and troubleshooting.

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Playing my Playsation 2 on a pc monitor

My problem is that I want to play my playstation on my pc monitor but am having difficulties because of the playstation 2 needing a Scart connection (or Red, white, yellow - i'm unsure of exactly what ...
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Will the NES Zapper light gun work on a CRT HDTV?

The NES zapper doesn't work on LCD TVs, but my friend has a Samsung CRT HDTV and was wondering if it would work on that type of TV. Does anyone know?
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How to reset the frequency to 50Hz on a Wii that has been set to 60Hz, without a TV supporting 60Hz?

I changed the settings of a Wii to 60Hz, and I can't reset it to 50Hz since the displaying on my TV does not support 60Hz. I have read over the internet that there is a manipulation that can be done ...
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LCD TV vs LCD Monitor for Xbox

I have no experience with consoles and I have decided to buy an Xbox 360 with Kinect. I don't have a big display so I will have to buy a display first. So, I would like to know whether an LCD TV (32")...
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What do I need to know about 3D TVs for gaming?

Recently I heard that the PS3 supported HDTV. I was confused and looked it up. I found this which talks about adding support to Blu-ray movies. But the context I heard it was about it being in games. ...
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How to use PS3 with a monitor?

My TV was recently stolen, so now I'm hooking the PS3 up to a Dell monitor 23". But I have found out it is really difficult to get the sound out of the PS3. My problem is even if I connect my USB ...
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Brightness level: Adjusting from Xbox 360 or TV

I generally increase the brightness level for each game. If the slider is in the middle of the bar, I move it till the half way to the end (in other words, 2/4 to 3/4). Should I leave it as it is (2/...
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Wii on PC monitor - occasionally blacks out

I use an ASUS PC monitor (unfortunately I can't remember the model type etc, however it is a LCD monitor with HDMI, DVI and VGA ports, as well as a speaker) I bought a Wii/PS3 Cable in the hopes that ...
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Can I hook my Wii up to an HDMI or DVI monitor?

I have a 15" TV and a 24" HD LCD flat screen monitor. I have a Wii, which is currently hooked up to the smaller TV. Is there anything I can do to play my wii on the flatscreen? The monitor is HDMI ...
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120 Hz display for gaming

What advantages does a 120 Hz LCD TV offer over a 60 Hz TV for console gaming? I've heard there are problems with lag and jerky scrolling. Does a display capable of 120hz address these issues?
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Why does plugging in a monitor improve AA performance?

When I play Modern Warfare 2 using anti-aliasing on my Macbook Pro and no monitor, the game lags too much to play. But lo and behold: When I plug in a monitor to my Macbook Pro and turn on AA and put ...
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Are there better laptop screen resolutions for gaming on a PC? [closed]

There are a wide variety of resolutions available on different laptops on the market. But which screen resolutions are better for gaming? Is Full HD (1920x1080) the best? Are there any resolutions ...
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