They’re always in the last place you check

Which of these interface types commonly use a combination of three RCA connectors?

A) Component video

B) DisplayPort



F) Now I have the opportunity to lose three cables at one time

F) As long as it’s showing Netflix, we’re good

The answer: A) Component video

Component video provides separate signals for Luminance and sync, blue, and red, and it commonly uses RCA connectors. The RCA name refers to the Radio Corporation of America, who designed the connectors in the 1940s.

Want to know more? Watch “Display Connectors and Cables.”

After you select a display device, you then have to determine how to connect it to your computer, and we often have many options to choose from. In this video, you’ll learn about the different video connectors and how to connect them to your display device.