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Help identifying an A/V Cable

by retromangia Wed May 24, 2023 9:08 pm

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Hey folks,

I've come across a mysterious composite cable. I'm having a hard time figuring out which console this belongs to. The connector is the same exact size as a Sega Genesis 2 / Saturn, but to my surprise it fits neither of them. It truly has me stumped. Perhaps it's not even for a game console? Any ideas would super appreciated!
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Re: Help identifying an A/V Cable

by Anapan Thu May 25, 2023 2:40 am

I have a few cables with that same pin layout. Each has a different notch at the top - one flat and one with a smaller notch. They came from old PC capture/tuner cards
Some pictures of devices that cable might fit:
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Re: Help identifying an A/V Cable

by Jagosaurus Thu May 25, 2023 8:09 am

That's a 10 pin DIN. The Saturn also uses that if the smaller size.

Genesis model 1 is 8 pin, model 2 is 9 pin.

My assumption is more pins needed for additional AV outputs (stereo on MK2 & s vid on SS).

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Re: Help identifying an A/V Cable

by Ziggy587 Thu May 25, 2023 4:45 pm

It's a 10-pin mini-DIN. Are you sure it doesn't fit the Saturn? Looks like it...


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