Question about Computers & Internet

1 Answer

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

Posted by on

  • 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


1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points


    An expert who has answered 20 questions.


    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.


    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

  • Expert
  • 180 Answers

It should be a 15 pin VGA cable.

Posted on Apr 21, 2008

  • Ajemy  Rashid
    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 .?


1 Suggested Answer

  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%


Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add



Related Questions:

1 Answer

DVD Player Won't work

Hi have you used this dvd player before or is this the first time.
Also is it saying format not suppoted when you try playing the dvd.
Please give me this info then i should be able to help you further ok

Dec 03, 2007 | HP Compaq FS7600 17" CRT Monitor

1 Answer

How do I hook up blue ray to hannspree

You need to put a bluray DVD player in the computer connected to the monitor in order to play a bluray DVD on the computer. Monitors are NOT TV's so there is no direct connection possible.

Jun 07, 2014 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Hi! Just want to ask how can I connect my viewsonic monitor from computer to dvd player?

Get an adaptor, you don't say what model of monitor you have so I can't be more specific, You will probably also need speakers from the DVD player to get sound and an amplifier and the correct leads. But why bother? if you want to watch DVDs on your monitor then play them on your computer.

May 11, 2012 | VIEWSONIC - MONITORS Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Can i play an iso file in my standalone dvd player

No. You can't play .iso files in any standalone DVD player.

Mar 15, 2012 | Pioneer AVH-P4000DVD Monitor

1 Answer

I have tried to hook up the monitor to the dvd player and all I get is grey and red on the screen

Most of the time its one of two things the cable needs to be replaced if you can plug into computer and it works that rules this out Second the connector on the dvd is bad this is the most occuring problem. I would try someone else's dvd player and see if it works.

Dec 07, 2009 | Samsung SyncMaster T240HD 24" TFT LCD...

2 Answers

Acer x203h only yields 720x480 resolution with Panasonic DVD player via HDMI output. Pana will not allow setting to output higher than 480p attached to this monitor. With computer, can adjust to full res...

The fact that other devices can go higher than the resolution provided by the panasonic dvd player is a strong indication that this is not a screen issue but one with your dvd player and you should consult the manual or web site for your particular model to find out what its limitations are

Aug 11, 2009 | Acer X203H bd Monitor

1 Answer

Can i connect a dvd player to a dell e173fpf monitor with a scart to vga adaptor/cable?

You can with an RCA to VGA converter device (Amazon has it for $45 S&H), the AV cables of your DVD player and a pair of amplified speakers. Connect the yellow RCA video cable to this device then your monitor's VGA cable to the device. Also plug in the red & white RCA audio cable to both the device and to your DVD player. Finally connect your speakers to the DVD player ad your'e all set!

Jul 04, 2009 | Dell E173FPf 17" TFT LCD Flat Panel...

2 Answers

I can not play dvds, cds ok

Assuming that you mean that you cannot play dvd movies, you need software to play dvds.

You can download a free dvd player but you have to be careful about free software, sometimes they contain hacker tools

May 01, 2009 | HP Pavilion F1523 15" LCD Monitor

1 Answer

Want product info

No Monitor had DVD Player Connector But there is a solution to connect dvdplayer to monitor that is TV Tuner Card it costs around 20$ in the market.

Thank U

Apr 05, 2008 | Gateway FPD2275W LCD Monitor

Not finding what you are looking for?
Computers & Internet Logo

Related Topics:

705 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Computers & Internet Experts

Brian Sullivan
Brian Sullivan

Level 3 Expert

27725 Answers


Level 3 Expert

98921 Answers

David Payne
David Payne

Level 3 Expert

14089 Answers

Are you a Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides