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Component to VGA

'Jeep'ers
07-01-2007, 05:44 PM
I need a little input, I think I know the answer but want to verify before spending the extra cash.....

About 5 years ago I purchased a Loewe 30" Aconda TV. This tv has component inputs but it only takes the HD signal from the VGA port. I doubt do to the age of the TV that a HD15 breakout cable will enable me to go from the component cables to the VGA port. I fear that I will need a converter or transducer for the signal to go to the VGA cable.

My question, would a HD15 breakout cable work in my case?

If not are my only options to use a component to VGA converter.


Thank you for your input.

Lee Stewart
07-01-2007, 08:41 PM
I need a little input, I think I know the answer but want to verify before spending the extra cash.....

About 5 years ago I purchased a Loewe 30" Aconda TV. This tv has component inputs but it only takes the HD signal from the VGA port. I doubt do to the age of the TV that a HD15 breakout cable will enable me to go from the component cables to the VGA port. I fear that I will need a converter or transducer for the signal to go to the VGA cable.

My question, would a HD15 breakout cable work in my case?

If not are my only options to use a component to VGA converter.


Thank you for your input.

Hi and welcome to HDF:hithere:

Here is a link for those cables. No reason why it wouldn't work, if you TV supports it:

Note: Component Video is Y-Pr-Pb encoded video which is different than non-encoded RGB and RGB/HV. The Device to which the "VGA" connector is connected, needs to support Component video (Y-Pr-Pb) for this type of cable to work. This is common for projectors. Some other displays also support Y-Pr-Pb through the HD15 (VGA) connector. Check your Plasma, Projector or HDTV manual, otherwise your picture will be extremely ugly and possibly won't have sync! In this case you need a "transcoder".

If that VGA is a PC connection only then you will need a transcoder which these people also make.

http://www.ramelectronics.net/html/vga-rgb-component.html#hd15rgb

But there are two types of Component:

Low Band Component - 480i and 480P

High Band Component - 480, 720P, 1080i

Is this TV an HDTV or is it an EDTV (extended def. TV)?

'Jeep'ers
07-02-2007, 06:25 PM
The Loewe is a digital TV made in Germany. They tried to sell in the US but gave up about 4 years ago. It is HD ready but needs a box. It has component inputs but only capable of 480 which is not hd. Using the vga input it can accept hd rgb 480p or hd rgb 1080i. I just don't know if a breakout cable will work.

Lee Stewart
07-02-2007, 07:17 PM
The Loewe is a digital TV made in Germany. They tried to sell in the US but gave up about 4 years ago. It is HD ready but needs a box. It has component inputs but only capable of 480 which is not hd. Using the vga input it can accept hd rgb 480p or hd rgb 1080i. I just don't know if a breakout cable will work.

Can you give me a model #?

Is this company still in business?