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I just got a 19" Hanns-G HN198D (http://www.misco.co.uk/HPSinfo/~1251...able%20TFT.htm) for xmas, in the box it came with this plug :

i was under the impression that LCD's use these :


am i loosing any picture quality by using the vga plug? are there any other negatives to using one?
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post #2 of 6
Somewhat...

What you got is a VGA cable..the one you "thought" LCD's use is the DVI...You can use either (if your monitor has the connections for both)

Does the monitor have a DVI port on it to connect one? I would suggest using a DVI cable.
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i havnt looked but will do soon

in the link i gave in the OP the specs list the interface as VGA/DVi

EDIT : yes it does have a DVI port
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post #4 of 6
Then just get a DVI cable and you're good to go. In the mean time though you can use the VGA cable..

I don't know if you will notice a significant difference or not. I think there is, but that's just me.
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im using the VGA atm and theres definatly nothing wrong with the image, it looks great
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post #6 of 6
Just a quick question, I bought a DVI cable for my monitor, but it doesn't have all the pins in it, like 4 rows are not there. My quesiton is, will this hender it's quality? thanks

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