VGA Monitor Cables

By jmgracetrain
Sep 25, 2006
  1. Hi, I have just tried to re-connect two indentical HD15 VGA cables together, after having to cut it in half to fit through an opening in the wall. After soldering all the wires together. Its not working ..... at all. Am I missing something here???? Should be simple ........ right????
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    When you say "it's not working", do you get any image on the monitor? What is the total length of the cable you made?
  3. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    You probably messed something up with the soldering job.. And if you shorted the wrong things, then the display or the vid card may be fried too.
  4. jmgracetrain

    jmgracetrain TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Not so drastic...

    I get nothing at all. The length of the cable is 10meters, I have another with the same deal thats 20m long. As for the shorting out business, I don't think so, my computers display is fine and it works if I use it with another cable. (projector/Screen).

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