Component- stupid question

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  1. kace

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    I'm thinking of buying a component cable for my DVD to plasma. Does a component cable carry sound as well as video in a similar fashion to SCART?
     
  2. Ian J

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    No it doesn't. It only carries the picture signals.
     
  3. Joe Fernand

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    Kace

    As Ian J says in general a YUV Component Video cable is 3 x RCA (Phono) to 3 x RCA (Phono) for video only.

    If your using the speakers on your PlasmaTV as a back-up to an AV System you could get a five core Multicore cable that will carry YUV Video + Stereo audio. I wouldn't normally use this cable on a high quality audio system but for use with your plasma speakers it will be fine.

    Though you may find if you have 3 RCA inputs for YUV on your Plasma you still have to retain a SCART cable from your Source to the Plasma for Audio.

    Best regards

    Joe
     
  4. jamiev

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    go for QED cable if less than 2m, best quality you can buy!


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  5. Ian J

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    If you discount all cables that don't begin with the letter Q you could well be correct
     

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