How to Rewire RGB Components to a VGA Cable

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High-definition (HD) devices, such as Blu-ray players and certain video game systems, generally connect to television through the use of a component cable. The cable's visual signal is sent through three cables known as RGB cables. If you are trying to connect your HD device to a computer monitor, you can do so by using a special converter to turn your component signal into a VGA cable signal.

Skill level:
Easy

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Things you need

  • Component cable
  • Component-to-VGA converter
  • VGA cable

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Connect one end of your component cable to the component ports on your HD device.

  2. 2

    Connect the other end of your component cable to the component ports on your component-to-VGA converter.

  3. 3

    Connect one end of your VGA cable to the VGA port on your component-to-VGA converter.

  4. 4

    Connect the other end of your VGA cable to the VGA port on your computer monitor.

  5. 5

    Turn your computer monitor and HD device on. You will see the signal sent from your device on your monitor.

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