from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • abbreviation video graphics array

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  • initialism computer graphics Video Graphics Array, an obsolete computer display standard that superseded CGA and EGA, with a resolution of 640 × 480 pixels, and supporting up to 256 colours on screen from a palette of 262,144.


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  • - in / boot / grub / menu. lst, replace vga = 0x??? to vga = 1 to have VGA console instead of graphic framebuffer

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  • no display on computer monitor using vga connection the screen displays "no video input" when i connect using VGA

  • VGA is not much different than DVI, other than Simon is correct, it is an analog signal.

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  • Only three connectors -- HDMI, component video, and "VGA" -- can deliver HD-resolution images, and of those only HDMI is capable of providing full 1080p HD over an HDCP-protected connection.

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  • If, by "regular TV," you mean an older, analog model, you may be able to use an inexpensive cable that plugs into a standard computer video-out port, called VGA, and an older standard TV video input, which are called RCA, or composite plugs.

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  • And the extra ingredient would be this tool called the VGA BOX.

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  • And the extra ingredient would be this tool called the VGA BOX.

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  • Avigilon can market high quality equipment because even in 2011, 80 per cent of all surveillance cameras sold to places like banks and airports are still analog VGA, which is very grainy.

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  • You may have also heard them being called the VGA extension, monitor cable, VGA video cable, and computer cable.


  • Another category of extender is the VGA extender also known as a VGA booster.



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