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How-To Videos for Common Connections

How-To Videos for Common Connections

C2G just launched a new ‘How-To’ section on our website dedicated to making common connections easy to understand. Each video addresses a different type of connection, walking the viewer through the products they will need and how to make the connection. Multiple options are discussed in each video.

Check out some of our first videos!

How to connect a serial device to a PC: In this video you'll learn how to create a serial port on your computer using an existing USB port. This will allow you to connect a serial device to a computer that does not offer a serial port through a USB to Serial adapter. This is a useful when you still need to connect and use a legacy serial device with a new computer.

How to connect a PC to a TV: In this video you'll learn how to connect a PC to a television, using a couple different solutions. Since not all computers and televisions have the same connector types, this type of connection may require an adapter, a cable or even a signal converter.

How to connect a mobile device to a TV: In this video you'll learn how to connect several different mobile devices to a television, using a couple different solutions. Since not all mobile devices and televisions have the same connector types, we are going to provide a few different options for displaying the content from your mobile device onto a TV.

How to adapt your Chromebook: Chromebooks have two major connectors: HDMI and USB. In this video you'll learn how to easily adapt the HDMI video output of a Chromebook to connect to a computer monitor or TV for displaying audio/video signals. We also show you how to use the USB connection on your Chromebook to connect to serial devices, a network or multiple USB devices using a USB hub.

If you have an idea for a How-To video, send it to us at C2G! Contact: Kim Carlson by emailing kcarlson@c2g.com