Whats a good S Video cable for Gamecube?

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  1. Michael Boyd

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    I got a $10 pelican model, but it doesnt seem very good. Kind of lightweight. on my HT system I use Monster. Anything like that for the Cube?
     
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    I found one that works with GameCube, Nintendo 64, Super Nintendo, X-Box, PlayStation, and PlayStation 2 that has S-video and composite outputs all in one cable. Forget who its by.
     
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    Well, that's certainly not helpful.
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    I bought the Pelican SVIDEO cable the other day and I think it works just dandy with my television. I saw a HUGE improvement over the regular composite cable... plus it works with 64 too [​IMG]
     
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    my suggestion is the interac brand cable. it made a marked difference on my screen
     
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    Besides the skunk smell, the Interact cables seem pretty good.
    Mark: Interac is our debit system, they don't make cables [​IMG]
     
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    i found the skunky cables at wally word.

    Graeme, oddly enough it annoys me when ppl prenounce the word interac interact, and now i am guilty of the opposite
     
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    I got mine at EB
     
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    I brought one from Fry's A while ago. They carry CATZ, you can read about them on planetcamecube.com. Go under hardware or assessories. A+ IMO, very nice picture. Definitley a step up from composite.

    Charles
     
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    The Nintendo brand is probably the most reliable until Monster puts out a version...which I hear is on the horizon. I had an interact one for my Super NES and N64 and it's just as good, too.
     
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    I got a Mad Catz and have been happy with it. If was about $8.00.

    -Andre
     
  13. Michael Boyd

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    Finally got home and tried it out. Looks really really nice when connected directly. I have an 11 year old 26 inch Mitsibishi in my bedroom with S-Vid/composite connections. It unfortunately accepts only one input so I had to get a pelican s-video switcher to keep my DVD player plugged in too. I'd probably live with the composite if my TV would take both. The $20 pelican switcher is very handy. When I had a Dreamcast, fumbling around switching the cables got old FAST. However, there may be a slight quality loss when using it and not having it directly plugged into the TV.
     
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    The only S-video cable I could find for my GCN was the Mad Catz one. It seems to work really well (I'm getting a fantastic picture on my 27D201). Another good thing about the Mad Catz is that it works with GCN, PS2, and X-Box. So if you own multiple systems, it's a good value.
     

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