Monitor Plug "9-Pin"

By cogenmaster ยท 4 replies
Mar 15, 2003
  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 TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    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: 993

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

    StormBringer TS Maniac Posts: 2,244

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

    cogenmaster TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 117


    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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