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what kind of video cable is this? please identify

My video cable is busted, can some body tell me what kind of video cable is this? Please identify my video cable. Btw, my monitor is samsung synch master p2270.
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1answer
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Will a cable HDMI to M1-DA work?

My laptop (Dell XPS l502x) has only HDMI. And a couple of days ago I bought an used projector, without cables. It was said it accept DVI, so before it arrive I bought an HDMI to DVI cable, but when it ...
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301 views

HD camera through hdmi for Skype

I have a Panasonic hd-sd90 camera and hdmi mini to big cable. How can I configure video source from hdmi for skype? Thanks!
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What is the best way to keep a VGA cable plugged into a laptop

I am looking for the best way to keep a VGA cable plugged into a laptop for an extended period of time. The laptop doesn't have the female end threads like you may see on a video card. Between the VGA ...
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What DVI splitter cable do I need?

I have a Dell Precision T5400, with a single graphics output port. In the box came a splitter to split it to two standard monitor cables. I have two monitors with DVI inputs, so I'd rather use those, ...
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Is there a visual difference between SGA, SXGA and UXGA video cables?

I've got a handful of VGA video cables. Is there a way to know which (if any) are UXGA cables? Is there a certain marking on the cable jacket I should look for, besides "UXGA" of course :) ?
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Can one damage a PC video card by unplugging the monitor cable?

I have had an argument with a friend of mine, he was trying to prove that unplugging a DVI or VGA monitor cable can cause damage to the video card. I have never heard this before and decided to pull ...
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What kind of video connector is this, if not VGA?

Can anyone identify this connector type? It is nothing I have seen before, and we have one that is converting from this connector to VGA. It needs to be replaced but with no idea what it is exactly. ...
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414 views

Converting HDMI to RCA - laptop to TV?

I'm planning on going to visit parents over christmas and am looking to bring my laptop to be able to play video on my parent's TV. They've got a big widescreen from the early 2000s which has RCA ...
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Cables choices for tube TV

I've got a Pentium 3 machine with a WinFast A340 (GeForce FX 5200) and it has an S-video, VGA and composite (yellow) video output. My TV has composite input and component (red, green, blue) input. The ...
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Can viruses be spread via VGA cables?

Are VGA cables too "dumb" to spread malware from one device to another device? Background: I'm giving a talk tomorrow, and the laptop I'm presenting on will be connected via VGA cable to another ...