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Old 05-22-2015, 11:56 AM  
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RCA to VGA

I have an older DVD player with RCA audio/video outputs. I also have an older PC monitor (spares laying around).

I would like to connect the video out of the DVD to the VGA monitor to view the movie. I have read that a simple cable will not do this, but an active converter is needed to do this. Can anybody recommend such a box? Thanks.
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Old 05-22-2015, 12:08 PM   #2
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Old 05-22-2015, 12:34 PM   #3
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Good source for cables but I don't think a cable only will work.
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Old 05-22-2015, 01:10 PM   #4
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It should work to display the video, but you won't have audio. You'll need something separate for that.
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Old 05-22-2015, 01:23 PM   #5
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This looks like it would work but it won't.

I'm not sure if there's a solution for this issue.
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Old 05-22-2015, 01:25 PM   #6
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This will work but it's not worth $70 dollars, IMO. You can purchase a 24" LED/LCD for a little more than $125 these days.

http://www.zoro.com/value-brand-comp...Q&gclsrc=aw.ds

24" LED

http://www.amazon.com/Acer-G236HL-Bb...22+led+monitor
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Old 05-22-2015, 08:50 PM   #7
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This will work but it's not worth $70 dollars, IMO. You can purchase a 24" LED/LCD for a little more than $125 these days.

http://www.zoro.com/value-brand-comp...Q&gclsrc=aw.ds

24" LED

http://www.amazon.com/Acer-G236HL-Bb...22+led+monitor

Thanks for this. This looks like the way to go. I was trying to make use of some old stuff lying around.
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