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iMac - PlayStation 3 into 24 inch iMac?


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Hello:
Is there a way to connect my PS3 into my iMac? I searched the forum, but couldn't find anything that made sense.

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Well unless you hack your iMac to allow your Display to be used via an External Source then it can't be done unfortunately. I haven't tired or neither plan on trying this anytime soon so I can't help you any more than that sorry.

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i dont believe thats possible...

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well, thanks a lot for the replies gentlemen
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Guess I'll have to go get a large flat LCD TV now!!!!!!!
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yea! thats the way to game brotha....30 inch atleast man!

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yeah with ceartin TV tuners you can play video system using the computers screen.

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Theoretically you could use one of the EyeTV devices to input an analog signal from your PS3 into the iMac with only a bit of lag, but then it would seem quite a waste to buy a PS3.
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I went and bought a 46" Sharp Aquos--you should see Motor Storm on there...!
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You could use the EyeTV devices that have the no lag option but they don't have any products for component or hdmi so you would be stuck in SD

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Get a dell 2407? Has component for HD and you could use it as a second monitor for your imac...
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Definitely the best solution you could have come up with!

Congrats on the new TV!

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I went and bought a 46" Sharp Aquos--you should see Motor Storm on there...!
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Sounds good, Im jealous! I want a PS3!
Think i would rather play it on a beast of a screen like 46" anyway!
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You can, just buy any cheap video composite capture ! usb
Few availables on the for low money, anyway you cna use on high resolution 1920 lines : ) just have video overlay on your mac screen.
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Cheap and high quality don't go together. Why play PS3 if you're going to watch it on a crap screen??


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