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I have ordered a PS3 super slim 500GB console, and I plan on connecting it to my PC's monitor and speakers.

The monitor I have is the Acer S221HQBD, which does not have an HDMI port. So I would imagine that I could connect the PS3 to it using an HDMI to DVI connector.

As for the speakers, I'm not sure what converters or cables I would need to buy - could anyone kindly advise? My speaker/subwoofer setup is the Logitech S220 2.1 Speaker System.

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ok, good question.

heres an unboxing of your ps3 super slim you can see it comes with a ps3 input to RCA Male (RED, White (audio) and Yellow (video). We are going to need those Red and White inputs to make this work.


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This audio adapter : 3.5mm Stereo Female to 2 RCA Female Audio Cable Example:enter image description here

Which connect to your speakers using a double sided 3.5mm Stereo Male to Male Audio plug. Or from what I see on your speakers the 3.5mm Audio just comes out the back of the speakers. So you should be fine without this cable.

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As you said before this has to be done because DVI does not transmit audio like HDMI does, so this work around is required. This is a youtube video of a person specifically doing what you're doing but i think his audio is powered by usb.

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Thanks, that was very helpful! – Dot NET Sep 21 '13 at 23:54
I have not purchased the cables yet, however I have read stories online of people who tried a similar setup of connecting the PS3 to the monitor through an HDMI to DVI converter, and they have reported black and white screens, rather than colour. Are you certain that I will be able to do this with my monitor? – Dot NET Sep 23 '13 at 10:37

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