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Old 22nd September 2009, 07:34   #676
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Guys a noob question. Is it possible to connect a PS3 to a LCD computer monitor?

Is it possible by default or by the way of getting some kind of converter cable?
not unless the lcd monitor has an hdmi port
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Old 22nd September 2009, 14:37   #677
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Shucks!! I don't think it has one. All it has is the usual wire we connect to the CPU. Is there a workaround like some converter.

Thx for the answer.
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Old 22nd September 2009, 22:44   #678
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Shucks!! I don't think it has one. All it has is the usual wire we connect to the CPU. Is there a workaround like some converter.

Thx for the answer.
ahem the first result of a search 'hdmi to vga' on google
Convert HDMI to VGA with HDCP
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Old 23rd September 2009, 00:34   #679
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Guys, Im getting a PS3 Slim this weekend for 299$

What would be the customs hassles i would be required to face on my trip back to India? Also should i have it in the check-in-bag or my hand luggage?

Some one help me..
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Old 23rd September 2009, 01:00   #680
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Wow. Thanks for the effort. I was thinking all the while it was a DVI input to my monitor. What exactly is the HDMI to DVI cable for then?

Side note: the HDMI to VGA cable is pretty expensive but it is a start for me to research further on.
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Old 23rd September 2009, 09:27   #681
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Guys, Im getting a PS3 Slim this weekend for 299$

What would be the customs hassles i would be required to face on my trip back to India? Also should i have it in the check-in-bag or my hand luggage?

Some one help me..
the slim will be much easier to get in. I got one of my original PS3s from US and also many years ago the xbox360 from singapore. I've had absolutely no issues both at bombay and bangalore airports - it will show up as a harddisk on the scanner. Make sure you carry it in your handbaggage and dont have any signs of the PS3 box or things which make it look like new.
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Old 24th September 2009, 21:52   #682
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good news for all gaming freaks

PS3 Price Cut Hits India
lolz now PS3 80 GB available for 20k
Also PS3 slim on its way
Any changes in price of X-BOX as well as in US the prices has been slashed by $100. Last I check the arcade was available for Rs16900.
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What would be the customs hassles i would be required to face on my trip back to India? Also should i have it in the check-in-bag or my hand luggage?
My brother carries his PS3 in his checked-in luggage each summer that he visits India (from the States). No complaints at all (twice with PS3 and once with PS2). I'd say the customs have a lot to do with luck , yet they don't seem to bother for laptops, PS3s and cameras.
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Guys, Im getting a PS3 Slim this weekend for 299$

What would be the customs hassles i would be required to face on my trip back to India? Also should i have it in the check-in-bag or my hand luggage?

Some one help me..
Duty free allowance is RS24,000 (might even be RS25,000), bring your receipt and carry a print of your duty free allowance from the cbec web site. In addition to the ps3 you can carry a laptop duty free as they are not liable to duty and used personal effects such as a mobile and clothing.

Put it in your hand baggage if possible or if checking in then use a hard suitcase such as a samsonite or antler.
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the slim will be much easier to get in. I got one of my original PS3s from US and also many years ago the xbox360 from singapore. I've had absolutely no issues both at bombay and bangalore airports - it will show up as a harddisk on the scanner. Make sure you carry it in your handbaggage and dont have any signs of the PS3 box or things which make it look like new.
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My brother carries his PS3 in his checked-in luggage each summer that he visits India (from the States). No complaints at all (twice with PS3 and once with PS2). I'd say the customs have a lot to do with luck , yet they don't seem to bother for laptops, PS3s and cameras.
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Duty free allowance is RS24,000 (might even be RS25,000), bring your receipt and carry a print of your duty free allowance from the cbec web site. In addition to the ps3 you can carry a laptop duty free as they are not liable to duty and used personal effects such as a mobile and clothing.

Put it in your hand baggage if possible or if checking in then use a hard suitcase such as a samsonite or antler.
Thanks so much for your replies..

I have got the PS3 for 299$ + tax that come around 340$.. Guess its a good deal, for 15,400 INR.

Also got a Need for Speed Shift for 70$..

Would be taking it up with my Hand Luggage, Thanks for your valuable replies!
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Hi fellow-gamers,

Forza-Motorsport-3 (360) & Modern-Warfare-2 (360 & PS3) pre-orders open now !
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anyone tried the new nfs (shift or something) - i hear its good - but gt5 will be better :-)
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anyone tried the new nfs (shift or something) - i hear its good - but gt5 will be better :-)
GT5 is more for the serious racer. Guys who play racing games for the heck of it, wont enjoy it.

NFS has a completely diff kind of fan following. As unrealistic as the cars may be, its entertaining in its own way.

NFS makes you drive fast....GT5 makes you a fast driver.

So i dont think either game is a threat to the other.

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Uncharted 2 is released officially.
UNCHARTED 2: Among Thieves

When will it be available in India?
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Uncharted 2 is released officially.
UNCHARTED 2: Among Thieves

When will it be available in India?
Its available now! And its one of the best games EVER made (my fellow gamer friend quoted so after playing it )
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