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shiraz1376
Nov 6, 2010, 02:00 PM
Can I use Fujitsu Siemens laptop as a monitor to Apple TV?
Will it work if I use card TV - http://www.dinodirect.com/Express-Card-TV-Tuner-PCMCIA-Video-Card-E860.html ?



roidy
Nov 6, 2010, 02:58 PM
Not sure why you'd want to do that, it's a laptop, why not just run iTunes on it and play your media that way.

But to answer your question, It depends on what model your ATV is and weather it's hacked.

The capture card you've linked to only has s-video and composite inputs. The ATV version 1 (old one) has HDMI and component outputs but if you hack it you can connect it via composite so it should work.

However if your ATV is the new one then it only has HDMI out so it's a no.

alust2013
Oct 18, 2011, 09:29 PM
Probably not. But as an earlier post stated, it would be much easier to just use iTunes.

btbrossard
Oct 19, 2011, 12:06 AM
Will it work if I use card TV - http://www.dinodirect.com/Express-Card-TV-Tuner-PCMCIA-Video-Card-E860.html ?
Considering the input options on that card are OTA coax antenna or s-video, no.

Even if it would work - it would look horrible.

Everything the Apple TV can do can be done on a computer either through iTunes or with a web browser (netflix, youtube, ect).

No need to re-invent the wheel. You already have the computer, use the computer.

roidy
Oct 19, 2011, 07:03 AM
Guys, you do realise this threads nearly a year old and somebodys just bumped it with garbage:rolleyes:

btbrossard
Oct 19, 2011, 08:42 AM
Guys, you do realise this threads nearly a year old and somebodys just bumped it with garbage:rolleyes:
He's probably still trying to get it to work.

-Feels stupid-