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Can you use the MacBook as a monitor and play a PS2 on it?
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No. No video input.
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a quick search http://www.usbgear.net/USB_Video_capture.html
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Good find. That's pretty nifty.
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You have to be careful with those types of devices. They often introduce a short lag that doesn't affect viewing, but makes interactive gameplay impossible.
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You have to be careful with those types of devices. They often introduce a short lag that doesn't affect viewing, but makes interactive gameplay impossible.
Exactly. Which is why they (at least IMO) shouldn't be recommended for that sort of thing.
Just use a TV for your PS2.
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Exactly. Which is why they (at least IMO) shouldn't be recommended for that sort of thing.
Just use a TV for your PS2.
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But how sweet would it be to plug in your PS2 to a MacBook and bust out SOCOM 3 on the road and jam away...

Maybe someday...
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But how sweet would it be to plug in your PS2 to a MacBook and bust out SOCOM 3 on the road and jam away...

Maybe someday...

Have a look at this thread :

External video capture card

I have not tried it yet, but the "gamer option" sounds like a good idea.
Let me know if you get it and try it...
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But how sweet would it be to plug in your PS2 to a MacBook and bust out SOCOM 3 on the road and jam away...

Maybe someday...
Just chip your PS2 and save the games to the HDD. drive away
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But how sweet would it be to plug in your PS2 to a MacBook and bust out SOCOM 3 on the road and jam away...

Maybe someday...
Or you could just check this out...

http://www.elgato.com/

Look under "eyetv2"

It's supposed to enable you to connect a consol and have "0" latency because the external box does the processing... Not the usb bus or computer.

Check it out.
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Just get one of these.

http://www.walmart.com/catalog/produ...32573916902498
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Good find. That's pretty nifty.

i bet it looks terrible.

i have a TV card in my PC, and video games look awful if you don't use the S video connection and even then, the colors and picture just aren't designed to be on a Monitor.



man...

that would be sweet though... plug a GCN or a PS2 (especially with that little one they have now) and play...
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