Sony Vaio LCD monitor converter to

None Other Than Me
September 20, 2007 at 15:02:48
Specs: xp pro sp2, P4 2.4

I have a sony vaio lcd monitor pcva-15qa1 laying around. It has a weird 32 pin connector (not sure what kind). Can someone point me to someplace where i can get a converter so it will go to a regular computer vga? The video and power is feed through the one cable on this monitor. Please help!

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#1
September 20, 2007 at 15:10:07

i beleive the vaio monitor has a proprietary connection. so is there a converter to vga?

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#2
September 21, 2007 at 08:48:59

I see what you mean.
"The normal DVI plugs have 3 rows of pins. This plug has 2 rows of 16. see picture on link. the photo is tilted a bit, but you can see the 2 rows of 16. Also the Monitor has no separate power supply (no power cord to plug into wall outlet) The notches on the sides must be for the power."
(the port on the computer:)
http://www.mysticwebmistress.com/sv...

I couldn't find any ready made adapter for converting that to a standard DVI/standard power connection.

Theoretically it could be retrofitted if you're handy and if you can find the pinouts and what they are connected to - that info may be in the manual for the computer, and/or in the monitor specs.
You could then chop off the existing monitor connector and connect a standared DVI connector, and a standard power cord.
Or if you don't need to use the computer it was connected to anymore and still have it, remove the port on the computer and wire it up to a standared DVI connector, and a standard power cord.

Or you could contact one of the many places on the web that supply cables and adapters and see if it's inexpensive enough for them to make you (a) custom cable(s).
E.g.
http://www.infinitecables.com/custo...



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#3
September 21, 2007 at 18:59:23

thanks for the custom cable link. i emailed them with my problem so i hope they have a good affordable solution for me.

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#4
September 22, 2007 at 07:37:32

You may need to point them to that link showing what the oddball computer port looks like if you haven't already done so.

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