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Old 2008-06-03, 12:56 PM   #1
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Sorry for all the questions, but as I set up my HTCP these problems keep coming up..

I have my 32" Viewsonic HD LCD as my primary screen, and want to use my Panny AE900U projector as my secondary display, but for the life of me I can't get it to work with the 7pin to Component cables that come with it. I can only get it to work with another VGA cable, which I don't want to do.

Any thoughts?

Comment on quality though...Through VGA to my LCD, the picture does look very nice (1360 X 768) Not as nice on the projector though.
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Old 2008-06-03, 01:21 PM   #2
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Does component out work for other displays? Does the component in on the projector work for other sources?
Perhaps one of them is defective.
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Old 2008-06-03, 05:52 PM   #3
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I did eventually sorta figure it out. I removed all the displays then only attached the projector via 7pin component adapter. it came up, but really blue and aweful looking. i then added the lcd screen to it and it came up as well. i then told the software to clone the projector to the lcd settings. of course this isn't perfect as i can't adjust the projector directly. i have to live with whatever settings the lcd has. but at this time that is the only way i can make it work.

i did download some hd content, and initially am not very satisfied. i have yet to attach and program my tuner card, so i'll reserve judement until i can see proper ota hd.

thanks
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Old 2008-06-10, 07:52 PM   #4
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Use DVI/HDMI input to the LCD TV and use the VGA for the projector.

Component/composite/SVideo off computers are not good at all generally.

In the CCC, you should be able to set each at the native reosolution.
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Old 2008-06-11, 12:40 AM   #5
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I've sinced changed to an Asus en8500GT video card. I do notice that my analog and OTA HD isn't very crip on the display. Everything else is though like the desktop and pictures etc... Do you think it's VGA related, or is there some settings I could try to get it crisper??
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