Off the wall CGA monitor question

From: Tony Duell <>
Date: Tue Dec 14 19:17:11 2004

> Can anybody tell me if a "proper" (i.e. true IBM compatible) CGA (CGA, not
> MDA, EGA or VGA) monitor had a male or female connector?

The IBM CGA monitor (5153), and for that matter the MDA (5151) and EGA
(5154) monitors all have built-in video cables ending in a male DE9 plug
to fit the female socket on the card.

Received on Tue Dec 14 2004 - 19:17:11 GMT

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