As a part of this technological era, you must be familiar with the computer, especially the desktop computer. This computer was very popular before the invention of laptops. When you use desktop computer, you need to replace your CRT monitor with an LCD one. While replacing the monitor, you would realize that monitor cable plays an important role in connecting the monitor and CPU. Even for your TV set, you would need this cable to connect your TV and the video player. Owing to the development of gadgets and computers, you will find different types of this cable in the market. computer monitor cables include HDMI connector, VGA cable, USB cable, and many other similar cables.

USB Cable

USB cables are commonly used to connect the computer with other devices like digital cameras, cell phones, and so on. However, this cable can also be used to connect a computer to a secondary display. However, it is advisable not to connect the CPU with the main monitor using USB. This is because the resolution of the USB cable is limited (1024x768). Besides that, such cables are also used to replace a laptop screen if you want to use another display or when your laptop display is broken or dead.

HD 15 Monitor Cable

HD 15 cable is the most common connector for monitor. Commonly, people know that this cable is the standard SVGA cable and it is easily recognizable being blue in colour. It works by communicating the image data to the monitor processor directly. This cable is commonly used in many devices, but usually for technology of desktop computer and other devices that are popular in the same area. However, this SVGA cable has a limited resolution feature. It only supports 800 x 600 pixels resolution. As a result, it cannot support the newest devices and gadgets that require greater resolution.

DVI Cables

DVI cable is more complete since it can transfer both digital and analog video data. This is the most common monitor cable used today for connecting digital monitor since it supports up to 1920x1200 image resolution and even more. It also supports 2560x1600 video resolutions. When used on LCD monitor, it can considerably reduce the digital noise. At first glance, it looks quite similar to VGA cable. The only difference is that its flat pins are comparatively longer than that of the VGA cable.

HDMI Cable

HDMI monitor cable is the most popular cable for monitors today since HDMI cables are compatible with many devices, like home theaters or LCD televisions. However, now you will find that all the computers and gadgets feature an HDMI port. It means the current computers can be connected to the LCD television, or your LCD TV can be used as the computer monitor. 

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