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How to Use a TV as a Monitor

There are lot of  ways to connecting PC to TV. Some users use usual TV tuner cards for displaying their PC’s output on TV, while others use S-Video mode or otherwise through dedicated graphics card installed in PCs.

However, “VGA to RCA Cable” happens to be the simplest way of connecting PC with TV.

In VGA to RCA Cable, as its name suggests, one side of the cable has VGA (usual Monitor) connector while other side has RCA cable connector (Audio/Video, Red, Yellow and White Pins).

This makes really easy to connect a PC with TV without installing any particular device like TV tuner or software to make it working. Simply connect and Hurray!

VGA to RCA cable provide several benefits like watching movies, displaying family pictures and videos on your big screen TVs just by connecting cables.

What to consider before buying?

  • There is slight difference between VGA to RCA Plug Cable and VGA to RCA Component Plug Cable. Component cable carries component video into two or more components with YPbPr scheme. Ask seller about the functionality of RCA Plug, for instance, they usually support RG Analog and digital component video. If it is digital component video plug then it can handle 480i, 576i and other high definition TV support.
  • Usually RCA connector is easily identified with its RED, YELLOW and WHITE plugs, carrying composite video on YELLOW and stereo audio on RED and WHITE.
  • Component Cable connectors are identified as having RED, GREEN and BLUE plugs.
  • Some VGA to RCA cables comes with built-in S-Video cable as well. If that’s the case, go for it for added features.

Usage benefits:

  • It can be used with TV for watching movies.
  • It can be used with projectors.

Availability in Pakistan:

VGA to RCA cable is easily available in Pakistan. Its price ranges from PKR 400 to PKR 700. Do check price variations by visiting more than one shop for buying products.


Samsung to Exhibit its Products 3rd and 4th of July 2010 in Karachi

Samsung Electronics Company will provide the Pakistani consumers with a first-hand experience of its complete product line including the revolutionary 3D TV.

For this purpose, Samsung Universe Day in Karachi is open to public where the exciting display of innovative products like new phones, air cons, LED TVs and 3D TV would be demonstrated.

For the 1st time in Pakistan, this exciting display of innovative products will show demos of famous 3D picture quality on Samsung 3D TV screens at Pakistan Air Force Museum.

This event will be held on the 3rd and 4th of July 2010.

Professionals and management personnel from publications and media, along with Techies and bloggers have already expressed their interest in attending this innovative show. Participants and consumers will be able to gain vast insight on the features and technology of 3D TVs.

The General Manager Samsung Pakistan Mr. Steve Han said; “Samsung is the first company to offer a complete latest range of Samsung product especially 3D product line-up including TVs, Blue-ray player and home theater. This grand festival at the PAF Museum Karachi will amaze the consumers with the highly evolved latest technology by Samsung. In the future, we will continue to provide customers with the best-in-class 3D experiences”.

This Gala will showcase Samsung all range state-of-art products including

  • Samsung Digital cameras
  • latest released mobile phones
  • Samsung Galaxy
  • Wave with Bada OS
  • Samsung’s dual SIM technology mobile phones
  • Samsung Guru
  • Samsung Corby
  • Samsung Champ
  • All range of Home Appliances would also be available for display where people can actually see the newest technologies powered by Samsung. Visitors can actually feel the smooth and efficient functioning of Samsung’s different products.

    The festival will also feature 3 gaming zones for the consumers with a flair for gaming technology. Another highlight of the show will be a photo studio where the participants can get their pictures taken and walk away with an instant print out of their photographs.

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