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Using iPod composite output in Samsung t240hd

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March 31, 2009 10:49:23 PM

Well, I was trying to watch a movie on my new Samsung t240hd monitor, using my iPod and the Apple Composite A/V cable. The t240hd doesn't have composite inputs, so I used the component input, plugging the yellow video cable into the green (Y) component port. However, I get only a black and white picture.

I read that this works, and I've done it on another HDTV, albeit not with my iPod. Can anyone tell me what's going on?
April 12, 2009 8:53:42 PM

Composite (yellow) cable will not give you proper video playback on a component video hook-up. Component separates the colors (red, blue, green) to give progressive quality video.

I'd be very surprised if you were able to get composite to work properly in a component connection on the other HDTV that you mentioned. Hope this helps!
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