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Gamecube 'digital video out' to plasma.

Discussion in 'Plasma TVs' started by Uzey, Feb 27, 2004.

  1. Uzey

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    I have a 'digital video out' on my UK Gamecube and was wondering if it would input to a plasma.
    Does anybody know about this mysterious socket?:clown:
     
  2. Steve D Green

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    Not that I know of - as far as I can tell there is a cable to something called a D-terminal, which is used in Japan and carries Component or a digital signal.

    I haven't found any details on whether its possible to convert that to DVI.

    - Steve
     
  3. elitedono

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    Many people have wondered. It might be worth emailing Nintendo of America about this. I'm using component cables. The component cable converts the signal to analogue internally.
     
  4. cybersoga

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    It does output a digital signal, but the only 2 cables that plug into it in japan contain a DAC chip that converts it to YPbPr component video (which explains why it's not a cheap cable) - one cable has 3 RCA plugs and the other a D plug, both cables output anologue component video.
     
  5. Uzey

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    Hmmmm! Component's better than RGB I suppose. How much doseth this cable costeth????
     
  6. elitedono

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    quite abit. You can order through the nintedo store(US only) or from playasia or lik sang.
     
  7. Kraken

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    If you read the gamecube FAQ on usenet, it says :

    Looks like it's a no go if you have a UK cube, unless you've imported a lot of NTSC games.
     
  8. elitedono

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    I still use it because it shows more detail than a RGB scart. I use a plasma.
     
  9. StooMonster

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    Only if you use progressive scan output.

    StooMonster
     
  10. elitedono

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    I get an improvement. Is it because of using a plasma?
     
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    Half the trouble with RGBis the connector. Stoomonster is absolutely correct, there is no real difference between RGB and YUV, the switch between them is practically lossless, it's usually a matter of which your screen processes better, which might be for a number of reasons.
     

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