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Old 05-08-2009, 06:23 AM   #1
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can i hook up my sony blu ray player to my pc and play blu ray dvds on my pc screen?

http://accessories.us.dell.com/sna/p...9&sku=320-7438

here is a link to a monitor i am browsing at..

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can i hook up my sony blu ray player to my pc and play blu ray dvds on my pc screen?

http://accessories.us.dell.com/sna/p...9&sku=320-7438

here is a link to a monitor i am browsing at..
No you can't, I know of no PC or Mac for that matter with an HDMI input for your BD player (unless you buy a $1000.00+ Blackmagic card - and that would defeat the point). Why not buy a internal or external BD player for you PC if its powerful enough
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That monitor has both a VGA and DVI connnection. So you can hook up your computer using VGA and hook up your BDP using an HDMI to DVI cable from monoprice.com.
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That monitor has both a VGA and DVI connnection. So you can hook up your computer using VGA and hook up your BDP using an HDMI to DVI cable from monoprice.com.
I thought of that option but he would lose the sound wouldn't he?
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Yup. But that's a totally different issue. You need something for audio playback, pandabear1.
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