Monitor Plug "9-Pin"

By cogenmaster
Mar 15, 2003
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  1. I broke off on of the pin on the 9 pin connector on my monitor. How difficult is it to raplace the cord? Thanks.
  2. Nodsu

    Nodsu Newcomer, in training Posts: 9,431

    Just as difficult as voiding the warranty and soldering 9 rather tightly placed contacts. I you have done some electronics before, then it isn't that bad, but for a first-timer it may be too much.

    Not all wires are used in a video cable, did you actually break a pin that's needed?
  3. young&wild

    young&wild TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,268

    If its still under warranty, why don't you try to change for a new one?
  4. StormBringer

    StormBringer Newcomer, in training Posts: 2,871

    I doubt a broken pin is covered under the warranty.
  5. cogenmaster

    cogenmaster Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 132

    Figured

    I have done some soldering before so I can manage it I expect. I was just sorta hoping that the internal end was terminated with some sort lug instead of soldered. Guess it is off to fry's to get a new connector. Thanks
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