View Full Version : Adaptor cable for relic monitor with old connector

15-03-2004, 12:44 PM
I managed to get my hands on an old AMSTRAD PC-14CM 14 inch monitor but realised that the monitor connector looks like a Male 9 pin serial connector instead of the standard 15 pin configuration.

The monitor still works as i used the old IBM 286 computer it was built for before i hacked it open for parts

my question is, is there any sort of adaptor that will convert the pin configuration on the monitor?

15-03-2004, 12:55 PM
The old monitor sounds like it has an EGA plug.
I have never seen an adaptor for this as I assume the EGA monitor wouldn't be able to handle the VGA signal. I stand to be corrected on this though :)

15-03-2004, 01:12 PM
oh well into trademe it goes

Graham L
15-03-2004, 04:10 PM
If it's a VGA, there are 9-15 adaptors around. Have a look at this usefulpage (http://ww.acl.co.uk/pinouts.htm) for the pinouts. I think it's possible to convert EGA, too.

15-03-2004, 04:26 PM
That link don't Graham :(

15-03-2004, 04:27 PM
> That link don't work Graham :(

Graham L
15-03-2004, 04:35 PM
Sorry, try a "www" instead of a "ww". :D