How to Connect an RCA to a PC Monitor

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Many devices--such as video game systems, DVD players, and digital cable boxes--use RCA cables in order to connect the device to a television. If you wish to connect one of these devices to a computer monitor, you must find a way to convert the RCA signal to a VGA cable, which is then plugged into your monitor.

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  • RCA-to-VGA adaptor cable.

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    Attach one end of your RCA cables to the RCA output ports on your device.

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    Attach the other end of the RCA cables to the RCA ports on your RCA-to-VGA adaptor cables.

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    Connect the VGA end of your RCA-to-VGA adaptor cables to the VGA port on your computer monitor.

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    Turn your device and your computer monitor on to ensure that the visual signal from your device can be seen on your monitor.

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