External monitor in Sony® VAIO Z Series
Need to know the ways of connecting an external monitor in your Sony VAIO Z Series laptop?
Sony VAIO Z Series laptops are extremely portable but the only problem with them is the small size of the screen. These in-built laptop screens are small in size and for enough workspace, sometimes you need to connect an external monitor to your laptop. This is a very easy process and you just need a single cable to connect both the devices with each other. External monitor might not be useful while travelling but it is beneficial when you use your Sony VAIO Z Series laptops as your home computer.
The following points give an insight on the need of connecting an external monitor in your Sony VAIO Z Series laptop:
- Benefits of an external monitor
- Tips to connect an external monitor to your Sony VAIO Z Series laptop
- Things to keep in mind while doing so
Benefits of an external monitor
Connecting an external monitor with your Sony VAIO Z Series laptop is useful not only for home entertainment but also for business presentations and small meetings. Most of the laptops available in the market have the ability to connect with various types of external adapters like a projector, flat panel display, and CRT monitor. After the external device is connected to the laptop, display is facilitated by that particular displaying device instead of the laptop.
Tips to connect an external monitor to your Sony VAIO Z Series laptop
For connecting an external monitor to your Sony VAIO Z Series laptop, first of all just plug in the VGA cable into the VGA port. The VGA port has three rows, in which small pin-shaped plug in needs to be inserted. Once the VGA cable is connected with the system, you need to tight the screws on both sides of the cable. After connecting the cable with the laptop, you need to connect the opposite side of the cable with the CGA port that is located at the back of the external monitor. After connecting, turn on your Sony VAIO Z Series laptop along with the external monitor. And, then, press ‘F1’ key or a key that displays a monitor’s image. Finally, your Sony VAIO Z Series laptop is connected with an external monitor.
Things to keep in mind while doing so
Some points need to be kept in mind while connecting your Sony VAIO Z Series laptop to an external monitor. For this, first of all, you need to make sure that the system is detecting appropriate screen resolution settings automatically. However, if the system does not detects the settings automatically, then, you need to fix it manually.