computer to tv connection

What do I need to be able to watch
DVD movies on my Sony XBR tv using my Samsung DVD-ROM drive on my computer?
carguyAsked:
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TokeMUpConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Two way's.
1. If you have a Mpeg2 card that came with the dvd player. there must be a connector on the back, for S-video or/and composite.
2. With a tv card or a VGA card with tv card in it that has a tv out option, like ATI All-in-wonder.(also with S-video and/or composite)

connect them direct into TV if it has that connector or use scart converter to connect to TV.

good luck

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ran1Commented:
Connect the output of the DVD drive Red white and yellow connections to the respective input connections of the Sony XBR.  

You may need to buy a longer cable than the one furnished with your TV.
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ran1Commented:
Insert DVD from the proper zone and play.

I've included the FAQ's for the DVD for your convenience.

http://samsungelectronics.com/support/faqs/dvdrom/index.html
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carguyAuthor Commented:
I don't have a red, yellow, and white connections on the back of the Samsung DVD-ROM drive.

I need information on video cards etc.
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joedCommented:
You need a video card with an output for tv. Some of them have video out and some have the s-video connector. I have the ATI all-in-wonder with the s-video. Not sure what inputs are on a sony xbr. If it doesn't have s-video then you need a video card with video and audio outputs or an RF output.
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sstvpmCommented:
Without the TV out in Samsung drive, U can go for some video cards which supports TV, i.e. cards with TV outs.  For eg:- Trident 9750 is an AGP with 4MB VRam, that has an output which we can connect to TV.  They'll provide the wire for that connection along with the Card.

Or U can go for a VGA to TV Converter.  i.e. the output which has to be given to monitor can be converted to the input to the TV.
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