MAG LT501 LCD Monitor cable pinout question.

By controlledchaos · 4 replies
Apr 15, 2004
  1. I have a MAG LT501 LCD monitor. I’m trying to replace the HD15 end off the cable since my girlfriends dog chewed it off. My problem is that since it was completely severed from the cable I haven/t a clue as to which wire goes to which pin? By chance does anyone know the pinout or maybe even have the datasheet for this monitor? I guess if a person had a toner tool and a MAG LT501 they could maybe just map it out real quick?

    Thank you in advance,

  2. drdokman

    drdokman TS Rookie

    Mag Lt501

    I have the same problem. I have a call into MAG about a replacement cord. It plugs into the back of the monitor (motherboard).

    If you figure something out, please let me know.

  3. zephead

    zephead TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,569

    youre going to need special tools and experience to fix it yourself by adding a new connector. you're best off buying a whole new cable and installing that or taking the monitor to a shop.
  4. nickc

    nickc TechSpot Paladin Posts: 923   +11

    quote as in that wiil be imparitive(sp)
  5. art2d2

    art2d2 TS Rookie

    Mag Lt-501

    I found the pin layout specs, here it is!!! :angel:

    VGA=Video Graphics Adapter or Video Graphics Array.
    VESA=Video Electronics Standards Association.
    DDC=Display Data Channel.

    Videotype: Analogue.

    (At the videocard)
    (At the monitor cable)

    15 PIN HIGHDENSITY D-SUB FEMALE at the videocard.
    15 PIN HIGHDENSITY D-SUB MALE at the monitor cable.

    Pin Name Dir Description
    1 RED Red Video (75 ohm, 0.7 V p-p)
    2 GREEN Green Video (75 ohm, 0.7 V p-p)
    3 BLUE Blue Video (75 ohm, 0.7 V p-p)
    4 RES - Reserved
    5 GND Ground
    6 RGND Red Ground
    7 GGND Green Ground
    8 BGND Blue Ground
    9 +5V +5 VDC
    10 SGND Sync Ground
    11 ID0 Monitor ID Bit 0 (optional)
    12 SDA DDC Serial Data Line
    13 HSYNC or CSYNC Horizontal Sync (or Composite Sync)
    14 VSYNC Vertical Sync
    15 SCL DDC Data Clock Line

    Note: Direction is Computer relative Monitor.
    Contributor: Joakim Ögren
    Source: IEEE
    Please send any comments to Joakim Ögren.
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