analog monitor


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analog monitor

[′an·əl·äg ‚män·əd·ər]
(electronics)
A display unit that accepts only analog signals, which must be converted from digital signals by the computer's video display board.

analog monitor

A video monitor that accepts analog signals from the computer's display adapter, which does the digital-to-analog conversion. An analog monitor may accept only a narrow range of display resolutions; for example, only VGA or VGA and Super VGA, or it may accept a wide range of signals including TV. See multifrequency monitor and RGB monitor. Contrast with digital monitor.
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The decoder can output either DVI or RGB video, allowing the use of digital flat-panel or analog monitors.