There are three models of the PC Moderator. The PCM-1 VGA is used with systems with no DVI ports. The PC Moderator PCM-DVI-L and PCM-DVI-R are used if the computer has one or more DVI ports. The PCM-DVI comes in two configurations -R (most common) and -L. Call us if you have any questions.
Check the back of your computer and refer to the Common Video Output Ports photograph below to ensure compatibility. For the VGA model, if the computer does not use a PS/2 type keyboard (round purple plug at end of cable), the USB Upgrade kit is required.
|PS/2 Keyboard / Mouse Ports|
If your computer does
NOT use a PS/2 style keyboard, the USB Upgrade is required.
|-L model shown||Video Output Ports|
|<= PS/2 Keyboard Port|
|If your computer has this type port and NO DVI ports, order PCM-1 VGA|
If your computer has one or more of these ports, order either the PCM-1 DVI-L as for the example above or
DVI-R (examples below)
|Only for PCM-1 VGA|
|System Configuration Examples|
|DVI-R has 4 holes pointing away from other connectors|
|The system configurations shown here have at least one DVI port. Notice the 4 small holes on the right of each DVI connector are on the side of the connector facing away from the other connectors.|
|S-Video TV + DVI|
|VGA+ S-Video TV+ DVI|
|DVI-L has 4 holes pointing TOWARD other connectors|
|The system configurations shown here has one DVI port. Notice the 4 small holes on the right of the DVI connector are on the side of the connector facing TOWARD the other connectors.|