While cleaning out a closet I came across an JVC DVD video recorder & video cassette recorder model DR-MV5S, and a Acer monitor model AL1706. I thought, how cool it would be if I could connect the monitor to the recorder. The recorder has RCA inputs, S video inputs and coaxial in and outputs. Is it possible to connect the two? If so what will I need? The monitor has the usual pin plug. I'm trying to avoid buying another TV. Any solutions are appreciated. Thanks Al
Thanks for the response. I found the Startech converter you suggested on Amazon. It was a simple hook-up, but nothing happened. I connected the Y,Pb,andPr out from the recorder into the Startech box. I then connected the VGA cable from the converter to the monitor. I also connected RCA audio wires from the recorder to the converter box and plugged in a set of speakers from a computer I'm not using.(I know the speakers work). I doubled checked all the connections, and turned everything on. Message on monitor reads, NO VIDEO SIGNAL, and all I got from the audio was static. Went back, rechecked everything again, and the results were the same. What am I missing? Is it possible the converter is defective? I have no way to troubleshoot it. Thanks Al
Could be you ticket but are willing to pay for such. Or rather go through all the trouble of getting an adapter and probably using RCA connections and really enjoy the display. It's not going to be super-duper but will work. You monitor is VGA and look for an adapter that's RCA(RGB/3-connections) to such. You're now free to google away to find some device.
Here's one such device:
Look at input to monitor and buy an adapter from it to rca, also if no speakers in monitor gotta have speakers, so more than one thing to think about and which adapter you need depending on monitor's features. Good luck really very simple. Better yet Call any store that sells cables and tell them what you got and they'll fix you up.
Smosh tells CNET what it took to make it big online
Internet sensations Ian Hecox and Anthony Padilla discuss how YouTube has changed and why among all their goals, "real TV" isn't an ambition.