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VGA Connector

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VGA connector is a 3 row, 15 pin connector comes with a screw type locking mechanism.

 

Pinout Configuration

Pin No.

Pin Name

Description

1

RED

Red video (75 ohm, 0.7V peak-to-peak)

2

GREEN

Green video (75 ohm, 0.7V peak-to-peak)

3

BLUE

Blue video (75 ohm, 0.7V peak-to-peak)

4

ID2 / RES

Monitor ID Bit 2 / Reserved

5

GND

Ground

6

RGND

Red Ground

7

GGND

Green Ground

8

BGND

Blue Ground

9

KEY

+5V DC output from graphic card

10

SGND

Sync Ground

11

ID0 / RES

Monitor ID Bit 0 / Reserved

12

ID1 / SDA

Monitor ID Bit 1 / I2C bi-directional data line

13

HSYNC

Horizontal Sync

14

VSYNC

Vertical Sync

15

ID3 / SCL

Monitor ID Bit 3 / I2C data clock

 

Features

  • Type – Computer Analog Video Connector
  • Data Signal – I2C data channel for DDC information
  • Video signal – RGB video signal plus option H and V sync
  • No. of Pins – 15
  • Connector – DE-15

 

Brief Description

VGA is a popular display standard, stands for Video Graphics Array. It was first proposed by IBM in 1987. It’s a three row 15 pin connector comes with a screw type locking mechanism. A VGA cable carries analog components RGBHV video signal (Red, Green, Blue, Horizontal sync, Vertical Sync) and DDC data. Due to VGA carries analog signal we may suffer signal loss if we increase the wire length. The maximum resolution that a VGA can provide is 2048 x 1536 pixels. The disadvantage of a VGA is it doesn’t carry audio signal.

 

Applications

VGA connectors are used to connect the Computer or Laptops (which have VGA connector) to a TV, Monitor or Projector.

 

2D-Model

 VGA Female Connector 2d-model

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