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12-03-03, 02:44 PM
I have a BFG 5900 nu that Im trying to connect to my TV. The card takes a 9 pin s video cable for output. The TV takes a 4 pin. Anyone know where they sell cables that can connect the 2?

12-04-03, 03:27 AM
Have you tried connecting with a standard 4 pin cable anyway? My VIVO in port has more than 4 pins, but works just fine connected to my S-VHS deck thru a standard S-Video cable.

12-04-03, 10:21 AM
yah i tried, but the 4 pin wont go on

12-04-03, 03:36 PM
Okay, are you sure your card is not VIVO enabled? These have one mini-din on the card that a breakout cable plugs into. Your graphics card will also have a largish philips chip present on it. The VIVO cable should have been included with the card.

If not, you should contact BFG about an appropriate cable. I'd expect the card to ship with a TV adaptor cable in the box, especially if it is a not standard connection.

12-06-03, 03:56 PM
The 9pin cable is a VIVO Cable. Your card must be VIVO if it has a 9pin plug. The regular one is either a 4 or 5 pin design. Conctact BFG for a replacment, otherwise, i've got a spare I could seel.