Cable guide: Displayport

DisplayPort (DP) and Mini display port (MDP) are two connectors that are beginning to emerge in more and more graphics cards and monitors. The only different between the contacts, the physical size. Just as HDMI has become the replacement for Scart, it seems like DisplayPort is the replacement for DVI. DisplayPort has in fact many…

Cable guide: HDMI

There are many monitors and graphics cards that have HDMI connections. HDMI is essentially the same signal as single-link version of DVI-D and originally had the same resolution. However, there is a big difference between the two interfaces: the sound. While DVI-D is a clean video signal is HDMI a combined video and audio signals….

Cable guide: DVI

DVI has taken over for VGA. The difference between the signals is that DVI transmitted digitally until screen. This minimizes the risk of interference that may arise along the way. In addition, the DVI is possible with higher resolution without blurring. DVI (Digital Visual Interface) is a misleading name, since there are also analog DVI…

Cable guide: VGA

VGA´s stands for Video Graphics Array was first introduced in 1987 by IBM with their PS/2 line of computers. VGA is the oldest monitor cable that is still in use. VGA signals are analog (840×480 resolution characteristic of the VGA hardware), and the image is therefore blurred and out of focus when using long cables…