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All the LCD's in our house have DVI and VGA inputs. None support S-Video or any analog formats.

Our game systems (nes, snes, n64, ps, ps2, gamecube, etc..) and DVD and VHS players only have composite (the yellow/red/white cords..?) or S-Video (that PS2-input like cable..?).

How can I convert the signal these analog systems output to work on VGA or DVI?

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closed as off topic by quack quixote Apr 9 '10 at 17:52

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Remember its from "S-Video to VGA/DVI" (DVD to LCD) which is hard to do and not "VGA to S-Video" (PC to TV) which is simple. – Xeoncross Apr 9 '10 at 16:48
I'm not really sure we are still in Super User's scope. I mean, it is around a computer LCD, but the question is really about connectors between things which are out of the scope. In doubt, though, not voting to close. – Gnoupi Apr 9 '10 at 16:58
No, this does not belong on SuperUser. The faq explicitly prohibits gaming and game-console related questions. – BBlake Apr 9 '10 at 17:13
this is slightly gray area because it's a computer monitor, but it's really a question about home theater equipment which is offtopic here. try Home4Film or another StackExchange site. – quack quixote Apr 9 '10 at 17:53
I used the game consoles as an example. I'm interested in the DVD/VHS on LCD thing. But man! I had no idea there were so many SE sites! Thanks for the link! – Xeoncross Apr 10 '10 at 16:00
up vote 1 down vote accepted

s-video to VGA here

List of devices here

update : found some cheaper connectors on amazon

good luck my friend!

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geez, anything less than $150 xD – Xeoncross Apr 9 '10 at 16:39
@Xeoncross: Remember its from "S-Video to VGA/DVI" (DVD to LCD) which is hard to do ... :) – quack quixote Apr 9 '10 at 17:54

This can definitely be done, but you'll need the right adapter for the job. Check newegg, amazon, Radio Shack, etc for whatever adapter you need (ie S-Video to VGA, etc, etc). Some of these most certainly exist and others may not.

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