The VGA port on your computer is an ANALOG RGB output.
The HDMI IN port on your Philips TV is a DIGITAL input.
Simply connecting a cable from the VGA port of your PC to the HDMI port of the TV will result in NO PICTURE.
So how would you connect a computer (which only has a VGA OUT) to a Philips TV (which only has an HDMI IN)?
1. You could buy a VGA + Audio to HDMI converter like the one shown below to make this connection:
2. If you have a Tower/Desktop PC, you could buy and install a new graphics card in your PC with an HDMI OUT since it costs almost the same as the "VGA + Audio to HDMI converter"
Other Computer to TV connection methods:
If the PC has a DVI output (digital only): Use a DVI to HDMI cable (you will need to make a separate audio connection).
If the TV has a VGA input: You could use HDMI - > HDMI if the PC has HDMI out or VGA -> VGA with a separate audio connection.
If the PC has a DisplayPort or mini DisplayPort output: Use a DisplayPort -> HDMI cable. DisplayPort outputs video + audio.
HDMI / DisplayPort Audio Issues:
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