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Product Assistance prior to purchase (cables, video)

1)  Need to connect a slave SATA HD to my existing system.  I do not see another open connection on the motherboard (DVD Drive is plugged into the other onboard SATA connection?  Is there a single SATA cable with master and slave connections?  If so, what is this specific cable called?  

2)  I am looking to output video from my Asus eeePc to my TV.  The Asus laptop has a 15 pin D-sub monitor port.  The TV has component video and S-vid input.  I would prefer the S-video input.  Is there a device or cable that would allow me to output video from the Asus to TV?

Thanks in advance for any responses.  
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hiloguy
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Ghoti_AZCommented:
1) SATA, unlike ATA, has no master or slave designation for its drives, so if you are out of SATA ports on your motherboard, you will need to get a PCI (or PCIe, or PCI-X, depending on your motherboard) SATA controller for any additional SATA devices that you want to install into your computer.

2) The video encoding for a VGA signal is vastly different from the signal for an S-Video signal.  You will need something like the adapter at the following links to use your TV as a monitor for your EEE PC.

http://www.bizrate.com/audiovideocables_adapters/oid570834504.html
http://www.svideo.com/vga2video.html
http://www.computercasesandcables.com/ccc/CV-25120.html

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hiloguyAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the assistance.
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