How to Use Laptop as Monitor for PS3?

Here’s a quick tutorial on how to use your laptop as a monitor for ps3!

Turn on your laptop and let it get to the desktop.

Plug your HDMI cable into the laptop.

Unless the laptop has two distinct HDMI input/output ports the PlayStation 3 can only display its contents via the input port.

Can You Use a Computer Monitor for PS3?

You can do that using your monitor that is hooked up to your PS3 with the TV tuner card and a DVI converter.

Tuner cards are similar to graphics or video cards.

Can I Use My Laptop as a 3rd Monitor?

You have to use Windows built-in features or third-party software to make your laptop display work as a monitor for another device.

How Do I Get My PS3 to Play Sound Through My Monitor?

To play PS3 video through your computer monitor use an HDMI cable or an HDMI to VGA converter.

Connect your PlayStation to your computer speakers and use the same cables and adapters as in the 1/8th-inch to RCA method.

Does PS3 Have VGA Output?

No you need a VGA box to use a monitor.

If your display is compatible with HDCP you may purchase an HDMI to DVI cable and connect it to your display.

Otherwise you can hook up the PS3 to a component cable.

What’s Better HDMI or VGA?

HDMI has a lot of advantages over VGA.

Not only does HDMI support more data (which translates to higher resolutions and frames per second) it also supports audio.

If you have a PS4 you can check out this method of using a laptop as a monitor for PS4.

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