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Is there an S-Video to Coaxail cable?

Discussion in 'Playback Devices' started by Paul Markey, Apr 13, 2003.

  1. Paul Markey

    Paul Markey Well-Known Member

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    My laptop has an S-Video out. My girfriend's TV doesn't have an S-Video in. Is there such a cable as an S-Video to Coaxail(or even SCART - as I'm in Europe), or is there another way to solve this?
     
  2. Chris PC

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    I used an adapter cable to connect a composite signal to an RF input on a small TV once. You might be able to get an S-video to composite transcoder and then stick and F adapter on the composite to run it into the TV. Its going to look like crap whatever you do. And the output must be interlaced, unless the TV is HDTV.
     
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    Radio shack should have a converter as well. I'm using one on my VCR and it works fine for what I need it for.
     
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  6. Paul Markey

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    Thanks, fellers. Yeah, the TV only has two options: an RF or SCART (which you dont have in the US). More expensive TVs have the S-Video also. That modulator might be worth a shot. What would the picture quality be like?
     
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    Hello
    Do you know if the TV accepts s-video on the scart look in the manual for the tv atleast it accepts composite there is
    s-video to scart cables
     
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    You're best bet IMO is getting a cable from http://www.svideo.com together with a composite to SCART adapter. Not too expensive and made for exactly what you describe. They have free shipping to anywhere in the US.

    I have ordered a cable like you described myself, and might actually go for this Video AND audio cable.


    Cheers,

    -Christian
     

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