s-video - RCA cable

Discussion in 'NZ Computing' started by asterix, Jul 3, 2005.

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    asterix Guest


    I am trying to find a cable to go from my video card to my TV - so its need
    to be a s-video from the card to a RCA to the TV.
    Dick Smith was sold out, and on Trademe, only one person was selling it -
    only 5 meters long, would prefer a 10 meter. I wrote the seller a question
    and got no reply, The auction finished, and although I have requested a
    re-list, still no action from the seller. so...

    Does anyone on this list have a spare cable they are wanting to sell

    asterix, Jul 3, 2005
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    Harry Guest

    You can buy a svideo/rca converted from dick smith. They have them
    available by mail order, and most shops stock them.
    And you can use a svideo-svideo and/or rca-rca extension cable.

    You have my permission to join two or three cables together.
    Harry, Jul 3, 2005
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    asterix Guest

    I went into the nearest dick smith store on Thursday, and they were out of
    stock of both the cable and the converter.
    Also I would prefer the cable - just easier I guess
    asterix, Jul 3, 2005
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    James West Guest

    just buy a 10M Svideo cable and be done with it

    you CAN NOT get a cable to convert Svideo to a single RCA
    composite signal

    James West, Jul 3, 2005
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    asterix Guest

    asterix, Jul 3, 2005
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    Richard Guest

    Yes you can, it just sums the 2 signals to the one plug. Not the best but it
    will do the job
    Richard, Jul 3, 2005
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    Tony Guest

    Most 3D cards come with a S-Video to RCA composite adapter, was yours left
    out of the box or the installer never gave it to you.

    All the cards I have ever bought have and that is a Few..

    They use one of the 2 Earth Pins in the S-Video connector for the Composite
    Tony, Jul 3, 2005
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    Tony Guest

    Well all of my cards come with them as its fed on the earth pin of the
    S-Video socket..

    Plus Long S-Video cables do not work to well, the Colour gets out of sync with
    the Luminance

    I have done some test with this..
    Tony, Jul 3, 2005
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    Phstpok Guest

    Phstpok, Jul 4, 2005
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