Can i use a old tv as monitor Tags: TV Dual Monitors Monitors Peripherals Last response: June 17, 2011 4:31 PM in Computer Peripherals Share frankie_od June 9, 2011 6:15:07 PM hi i really want to run my mac in dual monitor and i currently have a monitor and a old tv on my desk (for retro gaming). is there any way i could use my old tv as a second monitor, if so what adaptors do i need. the tv is scart and rca. thanks More about : monitor juicycrapachino June 17, 2011 3:02:46 AM I think this is what you are looking for: http://www.amazon.com/Laptop-Computer-Presentation-Conv... However if your mac does not have a VGA input, you can buy a VGA-DVI adapter. You can find it here: http://www.amazon.com/StarTech-DVI-Cable-Adapter-DVIVGA.... Hope this helps! Sincerely, JuicyCrapachino hang-the-9 a b x TV a c 106 C Monitor June 17, 2011 4:31:23 PM If you say "old monitor" as not an HD one, don't bother, the quality will be terrible, text pretty much unreadable unless you use 30pt font. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources my uncle gave me his old plasma tv im going to use it as a computer monitor Forum Should I get a new monitor or use an old tv? Forum Use old TV as a Monitor Forum Using an old LCD monitor as a TV Forum SolvedIf I use an old, 720 TV, what's a good card type? Forum SolvedCan I use my TV as a monitor? Forum SolvedCan I use a TV as a monitor? Forum Solvedcan i use my old home theater without hdmi from led tv Forum Solvedcan i use a tv as a monitor for my pc and vice versa Forum SolvedTv use as desktop monitor? Forum SolvedUnable to use hdmi to use my tv as a monitor Forum SolvedCan I use this LED TV as a monitor? Forum SolvedCoax cable to HDMI monitor to use as TV Forum Solvedold pc, old phone, usb tether, home wifi. should = smart tv if it has a pc monitor in. (db9 I think) Forum SolvedCan i use a TV as a monitor? Forum SolvedUse TV as secondary monitor for desktop-based PC -Windows 7-wirelessly Forum SolvedPossible to use a really old graphics card to connect tv via vga cable Forum Solvedneed a hdmi cable to use my t.v as a monitor for my computer through my gpu's hdmi slot Forum SolvedIs it dangerous to use T.V as a monitor? Forum Solvedhow to hookup my laptop to my new tv to use the tv as a monitor and to also use the laptop as a dvd player Forum More resources Read discussions in other Computer Peripherals categories Printers CRT Monitors Flat Panel Monitors Digital Cameras Webcams Scanners Logitech !