S-Video Cable for PAL wii?

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  1. avant1277
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    I've seen s-video cables for NTSC wiis, but none advertised as working on PAL wiis. Anyone know if there is one that works for PAL wiis? I'm sure I read somewhere that s-video has better quality than RCA for standard definition TVs. I won't be getting an HD tv anytime soon, so would be nice to find out more.
     
  2. 123kid

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    The PAL equivalent is the SCART cable, it offers the same quality as the S-video one does.
     
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    Actually RGB Scart signal is better than S-video. I use the Wii RGB cable (RVL-013) on my standard lcd screen. When running in 60hz (480i) you'll get a much smoother image with less screen flicker than you would from using an S-video cable.

    Obviously component cables are the way to go, but if you dont have HD tv then RGB scart is the next best option available.
     
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    As Triforce said; RGB (Scart) is the best interlaced signal you can get. S-video is only used in America because RGB is not widespread.
     
  6. avant1277
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    thanks for the info guys! cheers!
     
  7. pirate_arrh

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    I tried an svideo on Pal Wii. Doesnt work.
     
  8. Scorpei

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    Hardly an informed suggestion [​IMG]. SCART is just a connector for multiple signal types (not sure if has been typed before, didn't read the whole topic). The PAL system is only able to put out RGB, Composite and component. I have a link in there somewhere with more details.
    http://wii.scorpei.com/XCM_V-box_USA.html
     
  9. 123kid

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    What's your point? I didn't mention anything about what it ouputs. Since the S-video cable is not available for PAL consoles the official alternative is the SCART cable (unless you want to go component).
     
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    You can't say SCART is an alternative for S-video [​IMG]. SCART = Svideo, and composite and RGB and audio and etc., it's just a connector. The official supplied cable of the PAL Wii system is the composite cable (which comes with a RCA plug --> SCART converter). With the proper cables you can also use RGB or component (which increase video performance over composite).
     
  11. Fat D

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    however, the only "pure" SCART cable they offer is the one that transmits RGB, so the original poster of this suggstion is right.