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  1. Paulym1

    Paulym1

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    I have a cable, hopefully pictured here, which is from a gaming machine that has had a CRT monitor and I want to change to a LCD.
    The cable that connects to the gaming machine is I think called a Molex plug. From this plug there is power loom and a video loom. This loom has 6 wires, Red, Blue, Green, White/ Cream, Black and Yellow.
    I have an LCD monitor to play with which has Composite, Component and S-Video. I will be getting one with VGA but want to experiment with the one I have first.
    My question is how do I convert this cable to a Component or S-Video cable.
    The RGB cables are obvious but not sure what to do with the H Sync and V sync cables, and for that matter which ones are the H sync and V sync on my existing cable.
    Once I have this right I want to do a similar thing with a VGA cable but again I am not sure which ones are the sync wires etc, but we will come back to that later.
    I don't have a multimeter so any help would be great.
    Cheers. :)
     

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  2. sheldonstv

    sheldonstv

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    This is where a scope would come in handy so you could see which lead has the cvbs signal on
     
  3. Paulym1

    Paulym1

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    Apr 14, 2013
    does anyone have any idea, someone must know?
     
  4. davenn

    davenn Moderator

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    without any detailed info on your 2 monitors, its impossible to give you any answers

    Dave
     
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