Connecting scart to Laptop help wanted

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  1. chrisboyo

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    Hi
    I am in the process of fitting a camos flat dish
    and i have a maplins box that only has a scart socket on the back to connect to the TV

    I also have a huppage thingy i use for TV on my laptop useing a normal ariel that has a standard ariel connector

    The question is
    Is it possable to connect a scart plug to a normal ariel connector so that i am then able to connect to the huppage thingy

    Hope that sounds right
    Happy daze
    Chrisboyo
     
  2. Scotties

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    Tv Scart ...

    Er, depends on which adaptor you have. the scart output can give you stereo sound (white/red phono) and video out (yellow) via an adaptor. If you have these on your Haupage or notebook you are ok, if not things get complicated,

    Regards Richard
     
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    Thanks Richard

    I just knew it wasnt going to be easy !

    There are pink, yellow and i think green connection points on the maplins box
    but not on the hupage
    Although there are p,y,g, connection points on the lappy
    This has only a usb male to laptop and a co ax female connector the other end

    As you can see, I am a computer failiure

    Ragards
    chris
     
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  5. chrisboyo

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    I think i will just take the tv
    It seems a lot more simples

    Thanks
    Chris:Doh:
     
  6. hilldweller

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    You are close with the haupgauge but not quite there.

    You can get a USB audio/video input dongle. It will have phone connectors so you need a SCART to Phono lead.

    This type of thing which may be available cheaper:
    http://www.ebuyer.com/product/152257
     
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    I feel the urge to buy one but can't think of a need for it -- damn.
     
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    Haha, a man can never have too many gadgets :RollEyes:
     
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    Men understand this, women just can't get their heads round the concept. They say ridiculous things like "what do you want that for ?". What kind of a question is that, I ask you.
     
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