[BCAB] New Monitor

George Bell george at techno-vision.co.uk
Fri Mar 15 19:44:21 GMT 2019


And yet Dell do supply an HDMI to VDA adaptor cable. That's what I'm using here.

George

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From: Andrew Hodgson <andrew at hodgson.io> 
Sent: 15 March 2019 15:01
To: BCAB Discussion List <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
Subject: Re: [BCAB] New Monitor

Hi,

The manual for the product says it has both VGA and HDMI ports, it is unlikely you will brake anything and it won't fit if it is the wrong connector.  Most monitors these days come with either HDMI or displayport connectors, VGA is getting old hat now.

Andrew.
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From: Roger [roger.south at sky.com]
Sent: 15 March 2019 14:55
To: 'BCAB Discussion List'
Cc: access-uk at freelists.org
Subject: [BCAB] New Monitor

I apologise for the cross posting but I'm trying to reach as many as possible.  I have just taken delivery of a new 24 inch Samsung  monitor. As George said it is a 9 pin connection rather than the 15 pin on it's predecessor . This is not a problem but I noticed the Dell Vostro 3268 desktop I have seems to have a socket that appears to be the right size right below the 15 pin port on the back of the tower. I haven't tried to plug anything into it in case I'm not correct and end up frying something.
Does anyone know if this machine has dual connection ports for 9 and 15 pin cables please.



Many thanks  Roger



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