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Common video connectors

There are too many ways to connect a monitor to a computer. TIG has cables and converters matching many of the below in 32-276.

Diagram Connector Common models Gotchas
VGA.png VGA Most ThinkPads
desktops before ~2006
almost all projectors
Analog signal introduces noise to digital displays

Partial credit for this chart and images: Wikipedia and Wikimedia Commons.

Partial credit for this mess: Apple.

-- ArthurProkosch - 01 Jul 2010
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Topic revision: 01 Jul 2010, ArthurProkosch

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