How do you use a plasma television as a computer monitor?
The answer depends on the TV and the video card. If you have a newer mid to upper range video card, there will most likely be multiple outputs, including S-video and DVI output as well as the standard VGA. In that case, the answer is quite simple; just attach your DVI cable from the card to the TV. In addition, quite a few of the plasma TVs have VGA inputs built into the back of the TV, again, simply attach a VGA cable. If your TV does not have a VGA input, and your viceo card has only a VGA output, your BEST (and most economical) solution would be to upgrade your video card to a multiple display model, looking for one that supports DVI. You can also find aftermarket products (Google "VGA to DVI converter") in what seem to be the $350 plus range. An upgraded card should run you between $40 to $200
Can you use the ac power cord for your monitor and use it on your ps3. the monitor ac cord states 250v and the ps3 is 240v so can you use the cord for the ps3?
Most current plasma and LCD TVs can be used as monitors and many people do use it as such - especially for kiosks and signage. The drawback is typically lower resolution for these types of applications. You pay alot of money for these big displays and a 720p display is much cheaper than a 1080p. Pros - you get to watch TV. Plasma displays have had a richer picture quality for movies - something that…
Some people may use the terms flat screens and flat panel interchangeably, but they actually refer to two different things. The term "flat screen refers to a computer monitor or television screen that is flat, without curves. Thus, a CRT monitor could be refered to as "flat screen." A flat panel, on the other hand, refers to a computer monitor or television (LED and plasma) with a thin body.