12 pin Sony Playstation proprietary of PlayStation 2 / 3 Special DSUB VGA Cable connector layout
12 pin Sony Playstation proprietary connector
Component to VGA RGB PlayStation 2 /3 Cable (no sound)
PS2 Pin
Name
PS2 Pin
Number
Direction VGA Pin
Number
VGA Pin
Name
Description
GND 1 -?-     not used (audio ground)
LT 2 -?-     not used (PS right audio output)
GND 3 -?-     not used (audio ground)
RT 4 -?-     not used (PS right audio output)
Y 5 -?-     not used
SYC 6 >>     Composit,NTSC/PAL
C 7 -?-     not used
VGND 8 --> 6 RGND one PS pin 8 (VGND) connected to 3 VGA pins (R/G/BGND)
VGND 8 --> 7 GGND one PS pin 8 (VGND) connected to 3 VGA pins (R/G/BGND)
VGND 8 --> 8 BGND one PS pin 8 (VGND) connected to 3 VGA pins (R/G/BGND)
B 9 --> 3 BLUE  
+5V 10 -->     not used (if picture is too dark try to connect VGA pin 9 here)
R 11 --> 1 RED  
G 12 --> 2 GREEN  
    ---     not used

This cable works ONLY with Sync-on-Green monitors! If your monitor dosn't support Sync-on-Green you need additional electronic components (not listed here). Pins 1 to 4 of Playstation connector may be used for additional Stereo output.

To connect RGB Sync-on-green monitors:

PS2 Pin
Name
PS2 Pin
Number
Direction RGB Pin
Number
RGB Pin
Name
Description
GND 1 -?-     not used (audio ground)
RT 2 -?-     not used (PS right audio output)
LT 3 -?-     not used (PS left+mono audio output)
GND 4 -?-     not used (audio ground)
Y 5 -?-     not used
SYNC 6 --> 13  HSYNC
or
CSYNC
Horizontal Sync (or Composite Sync)
connect a 680k resistor in series
C 7 -?-     not used
VGND 8 --> 6 RGND one PS pin 8 (VGND) connected to 3 VGA pins (R/G/BGND)
VGND 8 --> 7 GGND one PS pin 8 (VGND) connected to 3 VGA pins (R/G/BGND)
VGND 8 --> 8 BGND one PS pin 8 (VGND) connected to 3 VGA pins (R/G/BGND)
B 9 --> 3 BLUE  
+5V 10 -->     not used (if picture is too dark try to connect VGA pin 9 here)
R 11 --> 1 RED  
G 12 --> 13 GREEN connect a 100uF capacitor in series
    ---     not used

Simplified Schematic:

                          100 uF
                           ! !
Green (PS2 pin 12) --------! !-------------------
                          -! !+                  !
                                                 !
                                 680 ohms        !
                                                 !
HSync/CSync (PS2 pin 6) ----------/\/\-----------o-
                                             CSync on Green                                               (VGA pin 13)

References:
http://www.raphnet.net/electronique/sync-on-green/sync-on-green_en.php

 

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