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Dvd player to spare computer monitor cable

I have a Targa DvD player, not recorder, and I would like to play this through a spare computer Monitor.

On the back of the Monitor we only have 8x3 pin connector and another connector.

What cable would I need to be able to do this?

Thank you very much for any help you can give

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  • Jowen59 Apr 21, 2008

    Thanks, but not knowing anything about cables, I am still not certain what to buy. The monitor only has a USB port and the 8x3 pin female connection. Which connector do I use for the monitor end, and what should be on the other end to the DVD, which has an S Video, a Yellow Video, the red green and blue male pins and a scart socket.



    Thanks in advance.

  • simrek Oct 15, 2008

    I to am trying to hook up a computer monitor directly up to a DVD player. I'm using a component to VGA adapter on the monitor, but the picture has a green hue to it. What am I doing wrong? Thanks, Paul

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It should be a 15 pin VGA cable.

Posted on Apr 21, 2008

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    Ajemy Rashid Apr 21, 2008

    Confirm you are having 8x3 not 5x3. Normally Monitor VGA ranges 5x3 pins which be 15 female socket and pin on different end of cable.

    What is scart socket how many holes its having .?

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