15 Pin Monitor Plug has only 14 Pins?

  ulrich 17:12 06 Nov 2004

I have only 14 pins on my monitor to graphic card plug even though it says 15 pins in monitor handbook. Its the same on both ends, so I haven't lost them. Thanks for answers on this one.

  Completealias 17:15 06 Nov 2004

I pretty sure thats normal

  Djohn 17:20 06 Nov 2004

14 Pins is correct, you haven't lost one! Pin no 9 is the one that is left out ;o)

  pj123 17:21 06 Nov 2004

I have just checked out 3 monitors. Two of the plugs on the monitor have actually got 13 pins and only 1 monitor (a 17" CRT) has got 14 pins.

All of these monitors are working perfectly.

Don't worry about it.

  Diemmess 17:22 06 Nov 2004

This in most cases prevents a serious wrong connection. Less oportunities for Murphy's Law

  VoG II 17:25 06 Nov 2004
  ulrich 17:29 06 Nov 2004

I went to have a look at cables, and they do have 14 pins, why call it 15.

Thanks a lot.

  ulrich 17:31 06 Nov 2004

I went and had a look at cables. Why call it a 15 pin plug?

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