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The answer is probably no, unless the SCART socket on your VCR is labeled specifically as "S-VIDEO". The fact that SCART connector has S-Video pins does not guarantee that your VCR provides S-Video signal to these pins. A low-end model will simply transmit a composite signal over the luminance S-Video pin and nothing over the chrominance pin. Even ...


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Yellow and white generally mean video (yellow) and mono audio or left channel audio (white). It is fairly typical for a usb like port to be used as a video connector when the proper cable is inserted. It sometimes even uses the same exact port. Note that it requires special hardware in the camera. You can't simply plug it into any USB port and expect ...


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The cable in the picture is an analogue cable, so it's getting an analogue signal from your camera. It's just a cable, so the signal at one end is exactly(ish) the same as the other. To digitise it you'll need a device to convert the analogue signal into digital code. There is a big range of these devices, from cheap USB dongles on ebay like this to ...


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Hard NO. Not as a high voltage extension cord. You're drawing only 5 Amps, sure, and XLR cables can carry from 2 to 10 amps, but not 120 volts of alternating power. XLR cables are not meant to conduct that kind of voltage, if you attempt it, the wire could overheat, melt your connections, and potentially start a fire. XLR is commonly used for low-voltage ...


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You may want to consider looking into another alternative as well: double-system sound. The (old school) idea being that since you have a separate recorder, you don't need a connection between the camera and recorder. Instead you can record both separately and then sync them in post-production. If you do this, it's highly recommended to use a clapper board ...


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Without more detail this is not directly answerable. The short answer is, the shorter the better, but the long answer depends on many factors. The amount of electromagnetic noise in a room will impact how much the cable picks up noise by working as an antenna. The type of cable being used will impact how much shielding prevents cross talk (between ...


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You would best off speaking with an electrician as there is more to this than just wires, you have to consider things like current, draw, heat, limits to voltage with thinner cables etc.


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Yes, using the S-Video output of the SCART breakout will give you better quality than if you use the composite output of the same breakout. (You can get even better quality if you use a different SCART breakout that has RGB outputs.) NTSC and PAL composite signals sacrifice the amount of data about the brightness and color of the scene for the sake of ...


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That's a DisplayPort socket. Display port to HDMI adaptors are available, almost always DisplayPort is set up as displayport dual-mode, meaning a simple, cheap cable adaptor—e.g. this randomly selected two dollar jobbie from ebay —will suffice for connecting it to HDMI equipment.


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You need to use cable specifically designed for SDI. RG59 essentially only defines the impedance and capacitance of the cable, not the return loss and attenuation characteristics. You can use reference charts from cable manufacturers like Belden and Gepco to select the right cable for your situation.


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Do you have a manual for the VCR? Does it show the pin mappings for the SCART connector? I did a quick search, I can't find a manual online. Where did you get your SCART cable? Did it come with the VCR? I'd agree with the link you posted - SCART more commonly connects to a composite signal, or sometimes RGB. All my SCART cables are wired for either to those,...


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There is no special name for something that combines IP de-encapsulation and RF modulating. At least one company markets the device as a QAM modulator with IP input.


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You can't use a passive splitter for this as the signal level would drop far too low, however it should be trivial to accomplish with some simple active distribution amplifiers. There are two real solutions for this and the best bet really depends on the details of where the projectors are. More than just splitting the signal, the amount of distance to the ...


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Absolutely not. XLR (off the shelf) is rated for mA, not Amps, and at 48v at the high end... which is basically phantom power. Now you COULD have a custom cable made. Markertek does this, and they do a great job making custom cables. They certainly could use an AWG 18 4 Wire, and put Neutrik connectors at both ends, one male and one female. But I don't see ...


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It is a composite signal being output via BNC connection. This connector is used in most professional applications as it is heavier duty and can lock to the connector so that it does not accidentally come detached. I'm not 100% certain if this standard is compatible with RCA connectors (I started working with BNC with component video and mostly with SDI, ...


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You didn't specify keyboard, but sometimes it can be useful to switch USB along with the VGA signal. For this you'd want a KVM.


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VGA is RGBHV (horizontal and vertical sync) not YPbPr so without active adapting hardware, it isn't going to work. The formats are not compatible as the addressing information is missing. You might be able to find a dual mode monitor that has support for both formats on the connector (some video mixers do for example), but it would be luck of the draw ...


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