conecting TFT monitor to my lap top

  golfpro 08:55 21 Mar 09
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I have an LG Flatron L2010B monitor which is connected to my PC which has gone south (it keeps doing this every couple of weeks and then starts again). I would like to connect this to my lap top but it only has the large computer plug connected to the back of my PC and not a USB. Are there any connectors which I could use on the end of the cable, or would I be better off just buying a new large 22" monitor with a USB conection.

  golfpro 08:59 21 Mar 09

Sorry that should read LCD and NOT TFT

  Taff™ 09:07 21 Mar 09

I don`t think Monitors work through USB ports! Most laptops have one female VGA connector and the monitor usually has the corresponding one. Unplug the monitor from the other PC and have a closer look.

  golfpro 14:21 21 Mar 09

Yes but the VGA connector on my lap top is smaller than the one on my PC for this monitor.

  tullie 14:34 21 Mar 09

I thought they were standard size?

  Taff™ 14:41 21 Mar 09

You must have a Sony or Apple Laptop. click here There is a Mini-VGA Tullie. Just need to find and adapter for you.

  Taff™ 14:52 21 Mar 09

Perhaps you`d better check if its a mini VGA or a mini DVI port. click here

  Taff™ 15:06 21 Mar 09

This might do it for the VGA port click here Can`t see a reason why it shouldn`t work on a Sony either. Off to watch the Rugby - There`s a warm up match at Twickers before the Welsh attempt to break Irish hearts again.

  ambra4 15:25 21 Mar 09

Apple Mini-VGA to VGA Display Adapter M8639G/A

click here

  golfpro 03:58 22 Mar 09

My lap top is an Acer travel mate and there isn't a VGA slot on it that coresponds to the size of the plug on my monitor.

  Taff™ 09:32 22 Mar 09

Let`s establish what connector is on the LCD screen - can you describe it or does it look like this click here (DVI)

Can you tell us the exact model numbers of Travelmate and the LCD screen please.

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