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Standard Connector for Audio Line Out

I have to give audio Line Out in my project. I don't know which connector I have to give this out. I have found that in PC, 3.5mm Jack is used for line in and line out. Also found that RCA jacks have ...
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Can I connect TV internal Speakers to 3.5mm plug?

I had 48" broken TV with good speakers. I removed them from mainboard where each comes with 2 pins. Can I connect them to RCA male and then connect to 3.5mm to RCA adapter where I can use it for ...
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HDMI Switcher for analogue audio? [closed]

I ordered a 5 to 1 HDMI Switcher with remote. I was looking for the lowest price way to switch analogue audio RCA/3.5mm stereo. At the time I ordered this my decision was based on the availability of ...
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Taking Quizbowl buzzers and connecting to a computer

Recently I Bought quizbowl buzzers from buzzersystems.com and the buzzers i received use an rca cable. If you did not know basically, when you click a button, it sends a signal to a box which ...
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How to switch composite video signal inputs to one output

what I want to do To switch composite video signal inputs to one output. conditions 4 inputs to 1 output all inputs and output are composite video signals with RCA connectors 12VDC used for power ...
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Turntable Output Grounds

I am looking to design an amplifier for the phono output on my turntable. The output is presented as two RCA jacks on the back of the unit. Is it safe to assume that the ground of both the left and ...
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Is it normal for an RCA cable to carry a perceptible (to a person) current? [closed]

Recently when disconnecting an RCA cable from a computer I was surprised to receive a shock from the male connector at the end of the cable. The other end of the cable was plugged into a stereo, ...
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Reading a 0 - 1V Signal - Weird cable

I am trying to read a -0.1 - 1 Volt signal using a Raspberry Pi for data analysis and a Gertboard for the ADC and actual voltage reading. The signal comes from a scientific equipment which has an RCA-...
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connect headphones to TV RCA output? [closed]

My TV has two RCA female connectors for audio output. I assume it is the line-out. No female jack connector specfic for headphones. I want to connect usual headphones that has a male jack connector. ...
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How can I implement a SCART switch connector

I have some experience with electronics, but no experience with AV. I would love to learn how to do something like the following: I want to build a little circuit which will do the following: ...
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DIY BNC to F-connector or RCA? [closed]

I've searched for this until I'm starting to get sick. I decided to just ask for help. My friend has a CCTV camera with the typical BNC/Power cable, but he doesn't have a DVR. I have zero interest ...
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Fooling RCA cable into thinking it's connected

I bought an automotive camera (can post a link to the specific model if this is relevant but it shouldn't be), which is supposed to act as either a rear-view camera or a dash cam. It writes to a ...
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Does any RCA connector work for S/PDIF interface?

I'd like to work with this chip : http://www.cirrus.com/cn/pubs/proDatasheet/WM8804_v4.5.pdf The S/PDIF Input mentioned in the datasheet states that the input impedance is 75Ohm. So I think that it ...
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Connecting a bare condenser microphone to a RCA cable

I just bought a condenser microphone for direct PCB placement (i call it a bare microphone), I know it resists based on air vibrations (sound). So how could I connect it's 2 pins to a RCA (red white ...
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How to properly connect an old record player output (spade connector, possibly amplified) to an RCA tape deck with built in amplifier? [closed]

I have an old magnavox record console which for some reason the speakers don't seem to get very loud. Tracing the components, I think I can bypass those built in speakers completely and have the ...
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Can PC RCA jacks be used for ADC?

Please note: Although this question involves EEG, I don't expect anyone here to be knowledgeable in this area! This is a simple electronics question! I'm trying to understand the circuitry devised in ...
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RCA cable with plastic pin - what's its purpose?

I noticed that my computer was playing sound out of only one speaker. The speakers are connected with a 3.5mm => 2*RCA cable, and when I inspected it, I found that the right RCA plug's inner pin was ...
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composite (RCA or A/V jack) output Passive splitter

Im trying to connect one CCTV camera feed to a TV and an USB composite encoder at the same time. my question is, would something like this do it? I have doubts about impedance issues, in which case ...
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Need help identifying an integrated circuit

Pulled from a large tube TV, this one is a real head scratcher. I think it's an RCA chip but all RCA chips I've see use a different part naming scheme (for example ...
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Objections to use an RCA connector for antenna in broadcast FM receiver

Due to budget & space restrictions, I am thinking about replacing a PCB BNC connector used to attach an external FM antenna. It seems to me an RCA connector could be an option, given its good ...
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Sending power to passive subwoofer via RCA connections

I have a home theater receiver with a powered subwoofer output and a matching passive subwoofer. I've always connected these two items using speaker wire. Recently I moved into a place that has ...
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LCD display connection and power supply

I found an old car DVD player, figured I might try and use the LCDs for something else, most likely with a raspberry pi. They're 4.5" displays, Prime View Model #PW045XS2. I'm thinking adding an RCA ...
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convert USB to RCA phone plug in order to close a switch

I would like to know if it is possible to convert a USB signal to a RCA phone plug signal in order to close a switch contact. There are pushbutton switches that can remotely close a switch by means ...
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RCA and S-video Splitter [closed]

I would like to split yellow RCA cable (because I need 2 input cables for 2 tvs/monitors). And do the same for S-video cable. Can I use cheap simple "splitting" cables with one input and two outputs ...
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Possible Homemade RCA to Aux

I'm going to flat out say I'm a programmer with a soldering iron. So, if I sound like I don't know what I'm talking about; take this into account. I was browsing stores for an RCA to Aux converter. ...
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For 3.5" mini stereo (TRS) to RCA stero cable, are any passive/active components used?

Are any passive (or active - unlikely) components used in the 3.5mm mini stereo headphone (TRS) plug to RCA audio plug converter cables, such as this one ? Asking because, during a quick search I ...
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Switching RCA composite video, under uC control - circuit ideas & suggestions

Trying to use Arduino TV-Out to switch feed to a TV set, s.a. ones found in Clinics, to display some information, s.a. next patient, expected delays etc. The TV is normally playing regular programming ...
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Necessity of 75 ohm cable?

(NB: I feel this is better here than super-user because it is hardware based) Trying to connect my laptop's S/PDIF output to some headphones. Setup is: Laptop -> 3.5mm to RCA cable -> Co-ax to ...
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How to read RCA output from an mbed?

I'm wanting to buy this IR camera but it says it has RCA output. Is it possible to read this into an mbed without external components(aside from a 12v power source)? If so, how?