Video connectors (was: CGA Modes (Wuz: Win 3.0))

From: Kip Crosby <>
Date: Wed Feb 4 00:05:34 1998

At 23:33 2/3/98 -0500, Allison wrote:
><....I say we need
><15 THICKER pins, and since typically the only connector
><on the back of a VGA adapter, there's plenty of room.

>Part of the reasoning was that it should have a connector that is not like
>any other. if it were a standard db9 or db15 you'd have people plugging
>into the serial port....

Okay, then; make it DB15 male on the card bracket and female on the
monitor. That way it's backwards to the joystick port, and people don't
mix it up, any more than they mix up "DB25" male serial and female parallel.

Kip Crosby
Computer History Association of California
Received on Wed Feb 04 1998 - 00:05:34 GMT

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