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Old 12-28-2013, 05:40 PM
 
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I am trying to use a VGA to HDMI converter to connect a Acer Aspire small laptop to a Philips HDTV. I've got the HDMI cable running from TV to converter, VGA cable from converter to laptop and sound cable from laptop to converter. The picture is fine but there is no sound coming from the TV. Does anybody know if there is something else I need to do?
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Old 12-28-2013, 05:51 PM
 
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You need a VGA + Audio to HDMI converter such as this: StarTech Component/VGA Video and Audio to HDMI Converter: Computers : Walmart.com

VGA, alone, does not carry an audio signal.
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Old 12-28-2013, 09:06 PM
 
Location: San Diego
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Just get a Roku Smart TV device, and you can watch NetFlix, Hulu, YouTube, etc. all on your TV in High Definition (1080p), and not worry about involving your PC.

You can buy them at Walmart, Best Buy, etc. for around $99 or less.
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Old 12-28-2013, 11:11 PM
 
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The one I bought works on my laptop
. What is required to get digital output is in the warning of your link.
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Old 12-29-2013, 05:46 AM
 
Location: Southern California
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I am trying to use a VGA to HDMI converter to connect a Acer Aspire small laptop to a Philips HDTV. I've got the HDMI cable running from TV to converter, VGA cable from converter to laptop and sound cable from laptop to converter. The picture is fine but there is no sound coming from the TV. Does anybody know if there is something else I need to do?
You said sound is connected from laptop to converter. Is it a headphone 3.5mm jack? If you just plug in headphones , do you hear sound?
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