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    How to connect a Sky+ box to a monitor

    This is a discussion on How to connect a Sky+ box to a monitor within the Sky & Sky+ TV forums, part of the Other Sky help and support category; Hi, I have a Pace BSkyB3100 box and I would like to connect it to my Dell SP2208W monitor. Can ...

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      How to connect a Sky+ box to a monitor

      Hi,

      I have a Pace BSkyB3100 box and I would like to connect it to my Dell SP2208W monitor. Can anyone offer any ideas?

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      Re: How to connect a Sky+ box to a monitor

      You will need a cable like this Scart to 15 Pin VGA Cable - 2M. This will transfer the picture to the monitor, sound will have to go through another route! I'm assuming you have a LCD/Plasma screen, it may not work with an old fashioned CRT monitor due to scan rates.
      Last edited by dms05; 11-01-12 at 10:29 AM.

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      Re: How to connect a Sky+ box to a monitor

      Doesn't that monitor have an HDMI input?

      The best quality will be obtained with something like this

      [ame="http://www.amazon.co.uk/Scart-Converter-Virgin-Nintendo-Playstation/dp/B0040QQESW/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1326283370&sr=8-3"]Scart to HDMI Converter for Sky / Sky+ / Virgin Media: Amazon.co.uk: Electronics[/ame]

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      Re: How to connect a Sky+ box to a monitor

      Quote Originally Posted by steelysteph View Post
      Doesn't that monitor have an HDMI input?

      The best quality will be obtained with something like this

      Scart to HDMI Converter for Sky / Sky+ / Virgin Media: Amazon.co.uk: Electronics
      The output of the Sky+ box is only SD so an expensive add-on might not be cost effective. Taking the RGB signal from the SCART might be just as effective and costs under 3 delivered.

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      Re: How to connect a Sky+ box to a monitor

      Documentation

      Resolution Specifications
      Horizontal scan range 30 kHz to 81 kHz (automatic)
      Vertical scan range 56 Hz to 76 Hz (automatic)
      Optimal preset resolution 1680 x 1050 at 60 Hz
      Highest preset resolution 1680 x 1050 at 60 Hz


      I think you're out of luck with the Refresh Rate.
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