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Help with VGA cables and audio - 01-19-2007 , 09:18 PM


I just got VGA cables, only to find there's nowhere to plug the audio cords into my monitor. So, I went to radioshack and bought this converter (called a Y-Adapter) that turns it into an RCA cable (I think it's RCA anyways... it's just the basic cable). Now I got home and looked, and out of three monitors, one of them a state-of-the-art widescreen and everything, to find that NONE of them have spots to plug an RCA cable into. Is this possible, or am I missing something. If it helps (which I'm sure it won't), I have about fifty USB ports on the monitors. Thanks for any help.

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01-19-2007 , 09:56 PM


Why do you need to plug a Audio cable into a Computer monitor?

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01-19-2007 , 10:20 PM


Nevermind, I figured it out. Actually, I found some old speakers, so it's all good.

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01-20-2007 , 07:26 PM


Note for archive:

Any PC monitor with built in speakers usually sports a 3.5mm jack - dual phone to 3.5mm jack is the convertor required. The Y splitter merely combines the audio signal, ot if used correctly splits it up, in the same way video signals are split to capture cards.


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