Off the wall CGA monitor question

From: Patrick Finnegan <>
Date: Tue Dec 14 15:48:14 2004

On Tuesday 14 December 2004 16:39, Eric Smith wrote:
> Scarletdown wrote:
> > All of the CGA cards that I can recall seeing had female
> > connectors, so most likely, the monitors have male connectors.
> That only implies that the *cable* has a male connector on one end;
> it doesn't really tell you anything about the monitor.
> I'd be inclined to expect that most CGI monitors either had a captive
> cable, or had a female connector on the monitor as well. But it's
> been so long since I looked at CGI monitors that I don't recall.

The cables (both data and power) are captive. And yes, there's a male
DE9 on the data cable from the monitor. I've got one sitting on a
shelf at home, which I grabbed because I never had an authentic CGA
monitor. :)

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