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Indy VGA Hack

From Higher Intellect Vintage Wiki

Take a VGA internal extension cable you sometimes find in Compaqs or DELLs and the like.

Solder the cable as shown with this pin out.

      13W3                                         VGA
1 (Monitor Type 3) ------------------------- 15 (ID Bit 3)
2 (Monitor Type 0) ------------------------- 11 (ID Bit 0)
3 (Composite Sync) ------------------------- N/C
4 (Horiz. Sync) ---------------------------- 13 (Horiz. Sync)
5 (Vert. Sync) ----------------------------- 14 (Vert. Sync)
6 (Monitor Type 1) ------------------------- 12 (ID Bit 1)
7 (Monitor Type 2 -------------------------- 4 (ID Bit 2)
8 (Ground) --------------------------------- 6 (Red Shield)
9 (Ground)---------------------------------- 7 (Green Shield)
10 (Ground) -------------------------------- 8 (Blue Shield)
A1 (Red) ----------------------------------- 1 (Red)
A2 (Green) --------------------------------- 2 (Green)
A3 (Blue) ---------------------------------- 3 (Blue)
9 (Ground)* -------------------------------- 5 (Ground)
N/C ---------------------------------------- 9 (KEY/DDC +5v)

*All grounds are common, so it doesn't matter if you use pin 8, 9 or 10.



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