Japanese RGB (15)

From HwB

Many early Japanese computers used a DB-15 connector instead of the normal Hi-Density connector. It's a common connector and can be found on many Japanese computers, including Sharp's X68000 line, NEC's PC88 and 9801 series, and quite a few more.



15 PIN D-SUB MALE at the videocard.


15 PIN D-SUB FEMALE at the monitor cable.

Pin Name Dir Description Impedance/Level
1 RED Arrowr.png Red Video 75 Ω, 0.7 V p-p
2 RGND Arrow.png Red Ground
3 GREEN Arrowr.png Green Video 75 Ω, 0.7 V p-p
4 GGND Arrow.png Green Ground
5 BLUE Arrowr.png Blue Video 75 Ω, 0.7 V p-p
6 BGND Arrow.png Blue Ground
7 CDP  ? Computer Data Present
8 GND Arrow.png Ground
9 KEY - Key (No pin)
10 AUDIOL Arrowr.png Audio Left
11 AUDIOR Arrowr.png Audio Right
12 GND Arrow.png Ground
13 n/c - Not connected
14 HSYNC Arrowr.png Horizontal Sync
15 VSYNC Arrowr.png Vertical Sync

Note: Direction is Computer relative Monitor.