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Can I connect my old PC to new Sony Bravia TV (KDL-50W685A) using VGA to HDMI cable

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June 4, 2014 3:47:43 AM

Hi there,

I just wondering is it possible to connect my old PC to Sony Bravia TV (KDL-50W685A) using VGA to HDMI cable (below)? If "not" could you explain why? And what is alternative way to connect it!


My TV doesn't have VGA slots at all, only 2 x HDMI but the problem is that my old PC doesn't have HDMI slot!

Thanks in advance!

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June 4, 2014 3:59:00 AM

No, you'll need an active converter.
VGA = Analog
DVI-A = Analog
HDMI = Digital
DVI-D = Digital
DisplayPort = Digital
DVI-I = Both

To put it simply, you need to use DVI-I/D (if your PC has a DVI-I/D connector) or something digital to make it work with HDMI without an active converter.
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