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This presentation is aimed towards unexperienced people and not professionals

Jim Pelekos

How to connect your computer with your home cinema

  • All computers have a video – audio output like
  • HDMI (laptops)
  • VGA
  • DVI
  • Display Port (or Mini Display Port)
  • (there are more for older computers)
  • Line Out for sound

Computer outputs

  • HDMI
  • Display Port (or Mini Display Port)
  • DVI
  • VGA

PC outputs

  • Composite Video
  • Stereo sound
  • S-video
  • Optical video-sound out
  • Component Video

Home cinema inputs

Modern tech

  • As you probably noticed these outputs and inputs are NOT the same.
  • That means we have to convert the signal from one to another.
  • This task becomes easy with the use of ...
  • Converters can be found in any video shop.



Home cinema

Few Examples

  • Now we need to choose the port we want to convert and buy our little device.
  • Obviously, cables are needed so don’t forget them
  • As examples, HDMI and Composite video are chosen


  • For the computer, the HDMI output connects with the converter and the converter with the video input of the home cinema amplifier.


Now enjoy Minecraft on your tv with surround sound.

That simple!