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VGA port of a laptop.
VGA port of a laptop.

VGA

This cable is used to connect a graphics card to an analog computer screen.

The VGA connector consists of 15 pins arranged in three rows.

This port is available in two generations : the original version and the DDC2 version, which allows automatic~type monitors.
Some laptops have a miniature version of this connector, the mini~VGA.

A vga cable with matching pines
A vga cable with matching pines

Pine functions of a VGA connector :

Pin Function Link size Rider color
1 Issue Thick analog link Red
2 Issue Thick analog link Green
3 Issue Thick analog link Blue
4 Thin digital link Black 4,10,11, Armour
5 Thin digital link Green
6 Back Thick digital link Red
7 Back Thick digital link Green
8 Back Thick digital link Blue
9 Nothing Thin digital link Nothing
10 Gnd Thin digital link Black 4,10,11, Armour
11 Thin digital link Black, 4.10.11, Armour
12 Thin digital link Brown
13 Horizontal synchronization Thin digital link Red
14 Vertical synchronization Thin digital link Orange
15 Thin digital link Yellow

Take VGA on a TV or monitor.
Take VGA on a TV or monitor.

VGA plug

Many TV screen presents a VGA input also called PC input.
This connector allows you to use a television as a work screen.

The most common VGA connector.
The most common VGA connector.

Specifications

Connector size : 32.5mmW x 16.3mmH x 48.0mmL VGA.
Distance from the ferrite core at the end of the connector face : 95mm.
Ferrite core : 20.4mm in diameter by 34.7mm long.
Signal pin : 2.4mm (insulating core).
Screw size : 4/40 (standard in the U.S. ~ Canada).