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Old 09-21-2007, 10:05 PM   #1
berlingo
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Expansion Port 3


EXPANSION PORT 3 on my HP Pavilion DV2000 Notebook.
I Googled for "Expansion port 3" because I want to display content from the Notebook on a digital TV (UK standard). I then joined Linux Questions.
So I need a connector lead from the port to the TV. What is that called?
The port supports the following:
  1. USB 2.0
  2. 10/100/1000 Ethernet
  3. Consumer infrared lens (for optional remote control only)
  4. Power inputs 65-W to 90-W maximum
  5. Composite TV
  6. s-video TV
  7. Component TV
  8. s/PDIF audio (select models only)
  9. Headphone/speaker audio-out
  10. Microphone audio-in
  11. VGA
  12. Power button
  13. Volume control (up/down)
  14. Mute/unmute status
It looks as if there must be a number of different leads to cover those!
I am based in the UK
Thank you

Last edited by berlingo; 09-21-2007 at 10:12 PM. Reason: Explains why I am asking this question although i do not use LINUX
 
Old 09-21-2007, 10:59 PM   #2
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With all that stuff able to come out of one port, it sounds like a docking station connector!

As for a single cable going from the laptop to a TV, it would likely be VGA (15 pins, squarish shape) or S-Video (4 or 9 pins, round like a PS/2 plug). It could also use a composite/RCA-style wire (round, one pin) to a TV, depending on the computer.

EDIT - then again, in Europe don't you guys have SCART connectors too? I'm not familiar with them, because we don't have them in Canada, but SCART supports a whack of data modes. Perhaps tell us what this connector looks like?

Is THIS it?

Last edited by GrapefruiTgirl; 09-21-2007 at 11:08 PM.
 
Old 09-21-2007, 11:35 PM   #3
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It sounds like it is a docking port, but it actually turns the notebook computer in a desktop. Go to HP site and find the accessories for your model.

It is either S-Video or Composite (phono) that you want to use for the TV.

Though the setup will depend if the video module (driver) supports output to a TV. nVidia graphics are the easiest. ATI is a little hard. Intel will be the hardest.

Depending where you live, use PAL and either a TV refresh rate of 50 or 60 hertz.
 
  


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