Ok, first things first.
Apart from the cable, how can you get video into the screen?
The owner "threw it in the deal at the end"? Why? Is it necessary? If so, then it sounds dodgy. If not, then what are you meant to do without it?
Is this the one maplin used to sell that takes 10AA batteries? Doesn't it weigh a ton?
AMD Athlon 1700 (@2200mhz from 1466 sod the noise!) - 768mb pc3200 - 200GB Maxtor - Pioneer 106 - GF4 Ti4200 - twinhan/visionplus pci dvb-t - random pci analogue tv tuner - A7v600-x (to replace the a7n8x-d that died...) - random 17\" CRT
Sony STR-DE425 & Eltax c205s;
xBox w/20GB HDD- executer 2.3b;
xBox - standard;
Konica/Minolta dimage z10 w/2x512mb SD;
A silly amount of Cat-5 and usb cables