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Impossible to find DVI adapter

Hey guys,

   At work we use Dell Optiplex GX270 computers and I am in need of a particular adapter.  We just have standard CRT monitors here and the video cards on these computers only have DVI connectors, but it's a really weird DVI connector... it has pin layout is 4 high, 15 wide with the third pin on the top row missing:

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That's how the pin layout looks (sorta) and all the adapters that I can find look nothing like this... help please!!

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PoeticAudio
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Luniz2k1Commented:
We have 15 GX270's here, and none of them have DVI since they all have onboard video.  So it sounds like you purchased additional video cards with these PC's.  I would suggest contacting the retailer who sold them to you or opening one and looking at the video card to find out what kind it is.  Would help out alot in searching for an adapter for it.
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CallandorCommented:
If it doesn't look like one of these: http://www.cablestogo.com/resources/dvi.asp, then I wonder if it's standard DVI?
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oldgreyguyCommented:
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PoeticAudioAuthor Commented:
It looks absolutely nothing like any of those. I know that the video card is an NVidia GeForce FX 5200, but when I looked at a picture of another 5200 it had a regular DVI connector, this one has a crazy connector that i've never seen before... 4 pins high by 15 pins wide with the 3rd pin on the top row is the key (missing).... weird
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PoeticAudioAuthor Commented:
oldgrey,

It looks nothing like that either... it's 4 X 15 pinout... crap I wish I had a camera here...
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CallandorCommented:
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HippyWarlockCommented:
run AIDA32 or similiar and let us know who made your graphics card.

Peace
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oldgreyguyCommented:
http://support.ap.dell.com/docs/video/p57019/en/connect.htm

here the bastard is...........aaaaargh
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HeathAdamsCommented:
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oldgreyguyCommented:
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mlynch24Commented:
http://www.cablestogo.com/product.asp?cat%5Fid=924&sku=26911  
This site carries the DVI-59 cables.
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oldgreyguyCommented:
Its a DVS not DVI connector
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oldgreyguyCommented:
scuse me MDS.............aargh,
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HeathAdamsCommented:
You couldn't hook me up with like 10 pts. dog?  Just another instance of the man holding a brotha down ; )  I got kids to feed.  How I feed them with EE points is irrelevant.
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CallandorCommented:
Another case of Dell keeping everyone on their toes with nonstandard equipment...
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