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Discussion in 'Televisions' started by jenic, Dec 29, 2004.

  1. jenic

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    What is the difference between RGB scart and Scart, my tv has 2 scart sockets but only one of them is RGB scrat!

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    An rgb scart is enabled to accept better quality rgb signals. a plain scart will only take composite signals. :)
     
  3. jenic

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    Are there different cables and how much are rgb cables?
     
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    Every modern SCART cable should be able to carry an RGB signal.

    It all depends on whether your source (for instance you dvd player) can send out a SCART signal and whether your TV is equiped to receive one.

    If it doesn't work you should try the other SCART sockets onn your TV. very often only a few are RGB-enabled.

    P.S. If RGB doesn;t work try S-VIDEO over SCART, it's the next best thing after RGB and still a lot better than composite (plain video) over SCART.
     
  5. Tight Git

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    Ipod Crazy,

    Just to clarify things a bit:

    The Scart system has 21 wires, but for economy reasons not all are used.

    The sockets on the equipment may not be fully connected and the scart cables may not have the full complement.

    RGB is best because the colours that make up the picture are transferred individually.

    With composite, the RGB is combined and then has to be de-combined to get back to RGB again.

    Obviously not as good, but it only uses one wire instead of three.

    (In case you're wondering, the reason scarts are so widespread is because they also carry a switching signal which, in theory, auto-selects the source that you want to view.)

    So, to sum up, make sure:

    (1) The DVD player is sending RGB.

    (2) The scart cable is fully wired.

    (3) The scart on the tv is RGB capable.

    Hope this helps. :thumbsup:
     

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