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 Question by Deanne Fortner posted 16 Oct 2003
 vga and s-video
I want to hook my dvd up to a extra monitor I have. Can I splice the s-video cable into the vga cable. I need the s-video coming out of dvd and the vga into the monitor.
thanks a whole bunch, Deanne
 Answer by Dmitri Abaimov posted 16 Oct 2003
Dear Deanne,

S-Video and VGA are two completely different technologies. You cannot just directly splice the cables to make it work. You would have to use an S-Video-to-VGA adapter - and ective electronic device that converts the signal.

Below I include the link to one of these devices Look at the back panel of the device for all the different interface connections.

Visual Entertainment Generator VGA Monitor Converter
Visual Entertainment Generator VGA Monitor Converter

Visual Entertainment Generator

Dmitri Abaimov, RCDD

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