video-out port


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video-out port

(1) The socket on a desktop or laptop computer that is cabled to a monitor or data projector. See flat panel connections.

(2) A socket on a computer or graphics card that is used to send the contents of the computer screen to a TV. Earlier computers output analog NTSC or PAL signals, while modern computers have an HDMI port. Also called a "TV-out port." See HDMI.


Send the Screen Contents to the TV
Analog video was typically composite or S-video, while digital video is HDMI, which includes the audio.