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locoender 08-06-2007 04:31 PM

Looking for a monitor for macbook...
 
I was wondering if a anyone knows of good monitor for a macbook, my problem is that I am also looking for a t.v, just to play video games. So is there any monitor that I can use for my macbook and be able to be connected to a video game console?

PowerBookG4 08-06-2007 04:40 PM

My Friend has a dell monitor for his mac pro and it also hooks up to his xbox. Its also pretty good quality.

locoender 08-06-2007 06:17 PM

would you happen to know the model by any chance? I was also thinking about an adapter (av to vga) but I dunno if they are reliable...

milessthomas 08-06-2007 10:01 PM

Just get a plasma/lcd w/ vga hookups and av/hd.

locoender 08-06-2007 10:17 PM

hmmm, they seem to be more expensive...but I guess Ill check them out

CAMERA MAN 08-07-2007 03:29 AM

Yea thats what im going to do is get a lcd tv, but it depends what your going to do with the monitor, im just going to use mine as a video monitor out for color correction video on fcp. If your not using it for that stuff i heard text and smaller things look bad on tvs

Dodger 08-07-2007 03:36 AM

Yeah my friend has a pretty nice 32' tv that he uses as his monitor... the quality is actually pretty bad...

locoender 08-08-2007 12:09 AM

ehh...guess I'll keep looking for a monitor with av input, cant find one though. I was also thinking of getting the adapter, GRANDTEC GVC ($65.), quality is lost from the console to monitor, but might take my chances I hope it isnt bad, not sure if i will though...


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