How do I attach a VGA port?

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FLAPJACKDAN
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How do I attach a VGA port?

Post by FLAPJACKDAN » Tue Aug 03, 2010 5:59 am

Here's my wiring diagram. What I want to do is add a VGA port.
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Re: How do I attach a VGA port?

Post by Diminuendo » Tue Aug 03, 2010 6:35 am

best thing I can think of, has to be a RGB compatable 64

http://www.epanorama.net/faq/vga2rgb/scart.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Re: How do I attach a VGA port?

Post by brunoip » Tue Aug 03, 2010 8:54 am

To the hell with the pixel art :D
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Re: How do I attach a VGA port?

Post by timmeh87 » Tue Aug 03, 2010 11:19 am

You can buy a somewhat bulky device to convert to VGA... But VGA is not something that you can just hook up to a n64.

These days, the only thing I can think of that takes VGA and not S-Video is either an old computer monitor or a really, really new TV. Why do you need VGA on a portable?
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Re: How do I attach a VGA port?

Post by FLAPJACKDAN » Tue Aug 03, 2010 1:05 pm

I don't specifically want VGA I just want anything that can output video.

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Re: How do I attach a VGA port?

Post by tsukasa » Tue Aug 03, 2010 1:17 pm

You can't get vga output from an N64, sorry.

*References earlier post*
http://forums.benheck.com/viewtopic.php ... 2a#p425395

If you want video out from your n64p, just take the video line going to your screen, connect it to a 2-position switch, and connect the positions, 1 to the screen, and 1 to an external connector, same with audio, one to your speakers, and one to an external connector.

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Re: How do I attach a VGA port?

Post by FLAPJACKDAN » Tue Aug 03, 2010 2:14 pm

I still don't understand.

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Re: How do I attach a VGA port?

Post by MarioOwnsAll » Wed Aug 04, 2010 12:31 pm

Appearently my last email wasn't clear enough so here it is step by step;
1. Remove the vga port from what ever you are getting it from (it should have 15 pins).
2. Take 3 of those pins and solder then to the video and audio left and right of the n64 as marked in the wiring diagram.
3. Find a vga cable and cut off one end of it, find 3 female rca ports and solder them up to the same three pins you are using for the video and audio (use the continuety beep from a multimeter if you are unsure of which wire goes to which pin).
4. Now use some electrical tape to seal the cut cable and get a male rca to male rca cable and your all set.

Hope this helps :)

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Re: How do I attach a VGA port?

Post by FLAPJACKDAN » Wed Aug 04, 2010 4:39 pm

I don't remember getting an email from you also I decided like 2 days ago that I would use rca. Does this look correct? I don't understand what the gray wire is though.
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Re: How do I attach a VGA port?

Post by MarioOwnsAll » Thu Aug 05, 2010 12:13 pm

Oh, well guess I didn't hit the send button then lol but yea this looks correct for using rca... probubly better off using rca then vga to rca.

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