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    What's this DVI socket?

    Why are there so many different types of DVI socket? And what's the one on the left?

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    Is it on a dell? ATI make cards like this. I think they are called DOV cards

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    ...yeah, it's a Dell - I've just discovered I can find it by Googling 59 pin DVI.

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    Its a DMS-59. You can get them from most suppliers.

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    OK - cheers!

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    Quote Originally Posted by BJG View Post
    OK - cheers!
    Do you want one of those 2 dvi outputs or 1 of those to 2 vga outputs?

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    I've also seen those as an input dongle on sanyo projectors...

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    We bought a few of those by accident thanks to the crappy terms in use. They're used by the old majority of multi-head graphics cards. It's annoyingly difficult to find DVI to DVI & VGA splitters from anywhere except RM, who've got a stupid delivery delay!

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    DMS-59 isn't that common on regular desktop graphics cards, mainly on workstation/professional cards such as nVidia Quadro and AMD FirePro cards.

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