But you will have to swap cables each time you switch. In the worst case scenario, you could always try returning the parts and trying new ones or different ones. Recommended products: Component Cable Connecting Everything Connecting the Playstation 2 is simple. Follow the instructions displayed on your laptop monitor to configure your video settings. However, getting the sound to come through as well most likely won't. What does your monitor have as available ports? There's a small chance one of the things you got is defective, but it is more likely it is not plugged in correctly.
If you purchased from Amazon, they should have a really easy return system. Nick Vogt Aug 20, 2015 The audio source should switch at the same time as the video source as long as you have it hooked up with the switch box properly. I haven't tried this myself though, so am not certain. Caution: When using a component cable, Playstation 1 games won't work well. There are five color-coded ports on the switch box that will match the component cable to make it easy. Once you have the right equipment, the process takes only a few minutes. Plug the audio cable from the speakers to the Audio Output on the switch box.
Very expensive as on amazon it is only a couple bucks. However, I'm using a standard speaker setup, stereo sound, one 3. Audio will not go through this cable. Nick Vogt Jul 19, 2016 If you're looking to hook up a Playstation 2 directly to a computer monitor, I think that adapter may be useful. Just connect the component cable to your Playstation 2 and switch box.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from Georgia Tech and a Juris Doctor from the Washington University in St. You can find converters, but they'll be expensive and unreliable. Where To Buy I will have links to the products you'll need throughout the guide. Your best bet would just be something simple like this: That is. . Yes i was thinking the same thing. But these cables are pretty cheap so I would give it a shot.
So i guess first thing first. I am assuming you already have regular composite rca yellow, red, white coming out of the ps3. I was gonna get a dvi d-hdmi adapter, and then a y splitter for the sound. Audio will not go through this cable. The component cable not composite when used with the component switch box and with everything plugged in properly should result in reliable video and audio.
I went home and played without audio, until I pulled out some cables from a turtle beach X12 I had. The Switch Box The switch box is the device that makes it all work. You should hear two beeps, the second of which will occur after holding the power button for approximately five to six seconds. For example: I have a 5. Daag Alemayehu is a professional Web developer and a Georgia-licensed attorney. Beyond what's in this guide, I recommend referring to the manual that came with the component switch box and to see if you can gleen any information from it.
I think something like this would suit you better instead of the splitter and the coupler. Is this package of converter and accessory cable the option I need? You'll need a switch box that accepts the correct type of input. Diagrams Here are some helpful diagrams showing how everything hooks up. Thank you so much in advance! If you are not sure about your cables, check the packaging or documentation for your cables to determine what they are. Turns out, the little 3. For the purposes of this guide, the source will be either the Playstation 2 or the computer. He has been blogging and writing on the Internet for sites such as eHow for eight years.
As for audio, I couldn't find the cable at bestbuy. If your sound system has multiple input sources, you can use both digital and analog, and use the sound system controls to switch between them. But these cables are pretty cheap so I would give it a shot. Inspect the connection ports on your laptop. For the computer, it can be a little confusing, so I have broken it down into video and audio: Video Here is an image showing the common computer plugs in case you are unsure of what you have. Nick Vogt Jan 26, 2016 That is very strange. And I don't suppose it has a displayport input? Vga, Dvi, Hdmi, Display port? It is also often called a converter.
I recommend reading through the entire guide first, figuring out what items you need, and then buying all at once to avoid paying extra shipping. You can purchase them at Amazon if you don't have them. . . .