Video signal compatibility to an LCD computer monitor

 

New member
Username: Bebop

Post Number: 1
Registered: Aug-09
I have a satellite receiver that outputs RGB component and I want to connect it to my LCD computer monitor. I tried the DVI input and counldn't get it to work, and I'd like to try the VGA input instead. What would it take for this to work?

Can I use this connector:
http://www.monoprice.com/products/product.asp?c_id=102&cp_id=10235&cs_id=1023503 &p_id=2173&seq=1&format=2

...to connect the RGB output of my ViP722 Sat receiver to my computer monitor & have the the image display via the 15-Pin VGA input?



The notes on the monoprice site indicate that:

IT WILL NOT ALLOW YOU TO CONNECT YOUR COMPONENT VIDEO SOURCES TO A REGULAR COMPUTER MONITOR OR HDTV unless you monitor specifically has this capability. Most do not. (Please check the documentation for your computer monitor)



Here is my monitor:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824009127&Tpk=x193w

I don't want to waste the money on the cable if it won't work, so I need to find out if the output from the ViP722 is compatible with a newer LCD monitor input.

If anyone knows from the technical end hot to get this to work (especially if you've tried it), please let me know. Or if you know what kind of signal is being output and what is needed for input - that might get me started in the right direction.
 

Platinum Member
Username: Plymouth

Canada

Post Number: 10569
Registered: Jan-08
Styba J

Is it because you don't have enough output?


The quality will not be better than a true componant input.

 

New member
Username: Bebop

Post Number: 2
Registered: Aug-09
I am already using the HDMI output on my satellite and want to use the Y Pb Pr output as well if I can get it to work with the VGA input on my computer monitor.

I'm not concerened that much with the quality, just if I can get it to work.
 

Platinum Member
Username: Plymouth

Canada

Post Number: 10580
Registered: Jan-08
Bepop

This box can do it:

http://www.ramelectronics.net/audio-video/video-converters/component-video-to-vg a-rgb-hv/audio-authority-component-to-rgb-converter-9a65/prod9A65.html
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