Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: What is this wire?

  1. #1

    Default What is this wire?

    So for a couple years I've had this cable sitting around, and one end is s-video. That makes me happy, because s-video is good. So every once in a while I'll have to hook something, like a PC, up to the TV and go to use this cable. It is at this exact moment that I remember that this cable is utterly useless. Why? Because the other end is some 6 pin thing that I have never seen anywhere. I've done some research, and it has all failed to produce anything that would explain why I have this 6 pin thingamabob connecting to both s-video or composite video. Can someone tell me what the hell this 6 pin cable is for? Just to clarify, two separate cables come out of the 6 pin side, pictured on the left, the thinner one going to composite the other one going to S-Video. I've tried taking a picture of the pins and doing some sort of ascii art, but the picture wouldn't work and this forum doesn't like ascii art. So there are six pins, in three groups of two. The cetners of the groups are arranged as the sides of an equilateral triangle with a plastic pin in the center of the triangle.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Apr 2005
    Posts
    1,612

    Default

    Man I had fun reading that! I didn't get a thing!
    Please upload a photo of the thing on something like http://www.freefilehosting.net/ and give us the link to see.
    Cheers!

  3. #3

    Default

    Ok, heres a picture. http://www.freefilehosting.net/play....0601E90F96217F

    I tried to get a picture of the end of the wire so you could see the pin pattern, but no luck. On the right is the composite and S-Video wires attached to the unknown thingamabob on the left.

Similar Threads

  1. Fire-wire cable help
    By minsh in forum Hardware Problems
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 06-06-2006, 01:50 AM
  2. Svideo - Fire wire
    By Mikeybude25 in forum Hardware Problems
    Replies: 15
    Last Post: 08-22-2005, 02:53 PM
  3. Pull Wire
    By StevenBogda in forum Adobe Premiere, Premiere Elements, and After Effects
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 06-08-2005, 12:34 PM
  4. DVin - no wire connected
    By DirectOr in forum Hardware Problems
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 10-12-2004, 10:57 PM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •