Watching TV on a monitor? And video games?

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Dec 28, 2009
  1. science
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    So I just bought this monitor... http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?...N82E16824254044 and I and going to replace my TV with it. It has HDMI and VGA inputs. I want to watch TV on it, and plug in my 360 and Wii as well, and also, of course, my MacBook. So all in all, I need 1 HDMI port, 1 VGA port, a TV cable port, and a COMPONENT cable for my Wii. I have the first few down pat, but not the component input stuff. I would also like to use a universial remote. Is there a product that I can use to do all this? I would like one external tuner only, maybe some extra cables if needed. And most of this stuff from DX or really cheap lol. Any help?
     
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    Use the cables that came with the Wii?
     
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    I just connected my 360 to my monitor. I have not watched TV or connected the wii but I simply bought an official 360 vga cable to connect it. I then bought a KVM switch that allowed me to swap between both images. I have this one which works perfectly.
     
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    I want to use HD cables. I'll use my RYW cables if I absolutely have to. Since they aren't currently with me lol
     
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    I use component cables as well. [​IMG]
     
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    well since the Wii doesn't support vga afaik or any digital output like HDMI/DVI, you'll need a VGA to composite (or component if that one exists) box, which were not that cheap back then when I looked at them...

    Verdict: Better buy a small LCD TV...
     

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