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PS3 connection to a Laptop display.

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  • Laptops
  • Playstation
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  • Video Games
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April 27, 2012 5:54:22 PM

I've wanted to hook up my PS3 to my laptop and I've been doing a lot of research and seems obvious that I can't just do it with an HDMI cable because the laptops HDMI is only output and won't receive any signal. All the forums I saw though are like 4 years old. I got my laptop summer of 2011 and I wouldn't be surprised if I still couldnt do that but I was wondering if there were any cheap alternatives to get around that problem? Besides getting a tv.

I have an HP Dv5t.

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April 28, 2012 2:08:36 AM

Some laptops have an HDMI in, but they are rare. HDMI Out is the usual so even if you get a 2012 laptop, it wont have HDMI IN unless you pick one ($$$$) that does.

Best you can do is get a USB TV TUNER card and hook your PS3 to it. You will then be able to use your laptop monitor as screen. Not best quality, but that will work.
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May 1, 2012 2:08:11 AM

Best answer selected by ericeagle92.
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