Connecting a Laptop to a Projector via Svideo

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Here is my problem.

I have a HP Pavilion dv1464dx Laptop running Window 7 Home that I need to
connect to a projector that has only an Svideo input. The laptop has no
Svdeo output, only a VGA jack for connecting to an external monitor.  It
works.  I have an VGA to Svideo adapter (the inexpensive 'Y' type) that I
connect to the laptop's VGA output and then connect its Svideo cable to one
of the Svideo inputs  on my TV.  Windows 7 detects the TV and allows me to
turn Presentation on. The TV accepts Svideo input just fine from my Cox
cable box.  However, with the laptop connected as above I keep getting a 'No
Signal' message from the TV.

The laptop has a Mobile Intel 4 Series Express Chip set adapter which,
according to the specs, does support TV Out.  Use of Fn+F4 doesn't yield a
picture on the TV.   I am beginning to think something is inhibiting the TV
Out feature of the adapter.   Could it be Windows 7 or maybe because HP
hardwired it out?

Is there anyone here who has successfully used the 'Y' type VGA to Svideo
adapter?  If so how did you do it?  Will I have to buy one of the more
expensive adapters priced at around $70?

The real question is this.  Can someone help me get my laptop's VGA output
connected to the Svideo input of the projector?

I will really appreciate help.

Thank you.

Re: Connecting a Laptop to a Projector via Svideo

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  What's the Make&Model of this projector, it would be an odd
projector that only had s-video inputs?

  If you are actually stuck with s-video, then you need a scan


Re: Connecting a Laptop to a Projector via Svideo

On Thu, 10 Dec 2009 07:38:06 -0500, Jack Gillis wrote:

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You need to know the details of the projectors resolution. start with
640x480 and slow speeds and work your way up.

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