SNES AV Cables

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    Do all SNESes(NTSC/PAL) have the same av rca cables, or are they different? I really need an answer!
     
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    Plz answer! I need an answer! :(
     
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    (summarizing results of a quick google search)

    For the SNES specifically, the physical connector is identical, and most of the pins are also the same.
    However, pin 3 supplies CSYNC on early NTSC SNES models (disconnected on later ones), while PAL consoles supply 12V (!)

    tl;dr Composite and S-Video cables are identical between regions, but RGB cables are region-specific so you don't damage your equipment.
     
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    Thank you! I couldn't find an answer on google, so I went here. You saved my life!