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Old 02 July 2020, 22:33   #1
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1080 Monitor / 1084 Cable?

Any monitor experts out there that can help? I just bought a 1080 on eBay. I noticed these have male db9 ports on the back. I only have a cable for a 1084, with a male DB9 end. Can I just use a gender changer on these? It's been hard to track down this specific cable, but I did find a FM-FM adaptor. Assuming the pinouts are the same, but wanted to check.

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Old 03 July 2020, 06:03   #2
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Yes it works. I have extra cable and changer in storage. So one cable can work on both monitors. Or both cables work on one monitor. EDIT: This case would need both adapter genders.

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Old 03 July 2020, 08:31   #3
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Yep it works, I did that for my 1080.
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Old 03 July 2020, 10:38   #4
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If you want the exact pinout you have the Schematic diagram here, In the upper left corner of the picture. With this pinout info you can check your cable's wiring with a multimeter (continuity check) to be sure.

http://personalpages.tds.net/~rcarls...monitors/1080/

Can also be found in the last pages of the service manual

https://gona.mactar.hu/Commodore/mon..._Schematic.pdf
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Old 04 July 2020, 02:13   #5
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Still waiting on the monitor to arrive, but it looks like I'm all set. Thanks for the help! Much appreciated.
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