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  1. jenningsshayne

    jenningsshayne

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    Hello i brought a projector this morning its a clearcohd9000, i want to connect it to my dell computer the projector has a vga socket, but i dont know if my computer has, please help:eek:
     
  2. davenn

    davenn Moderator

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    couldn't imagine a computer without a VGA socket. its where the monitor plugs into :rolleyes:

    even laptops have a VGA socket for plugging in external monitors/ projectors etc ....

    the 15 pin VGA socket looks like this .....
     

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  3. 55pilot

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    It is very common for a desktop's video card to only have two DVI connectors and no VGA connector. In that case you need to find a DVI to VGA adapter. One likely came with your computer or video card. If not, you can pick one up at a "computer store" for an outrageous price or possibly online for a more reasonable price and an outrageous shipping charge. It is just a connector to connector adapter that brings the VGA signals from the DVI connector to a 15 pin VGA connector.

    It is also not uncommon for newer laptops and especially notebooks to not have a VGA or DVI connector..

    ---55p
     
    Last edited: May 14, 2010
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