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How can I connect the Pi to my TV?

Sun Jun 08, 2014 9:52 am

Hi guys, I'm not exactly a 'beginner', but I'm just clueless with older cables.

So, I have an old Goodman's TV (GTV30WLCD) and would somehow like to connect my Pi to it.

It has the yellow, white, red and SCART on the side, and I believe I used to connect a PS3 to it using a scart adapter to RGB for some reason... So I have one of those. I also have a lot of cables that have red, yellow and white one side and just black on the other, but if I am correct, I think I need one that fits into the yellow RCA port? This black cable doesn't.

I will probably have the correct cable/adapter lying around somewhere but I just need to know what to look for!
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Re: How can I connect the Pi to my TV?

Sun Jun 08, 2014 10:03 am

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Re: How can I connect the Pi to my TV?

Sun Jun 08, 2014 12:38 pm

If you want to send audio from RPi to the TV then you will also need a cable like this:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/2x-6FT-3-5mm-1- ... 1e8613d4e6
Unless specified otherwise my response is based on the latest and fully updated Raspbian Buster w/ Desktop OS.

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Re: How can I connect the Pi to my TV?

Sun Jun 08, 2014 12:49 pm

FWIW this is what I've used:
http://www.cpmspectrepi.webspace.virgin ... T.29_Cable
(NB: The SCART adapter needs to be {or switched to be} an INPUT device)
If you're planning to use the NOOBS installer, composite video is "somewhat tricky" so you may find this link useful:
http://www.cpmspectrepi.webspace.virgin ... ellow.html
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Still running Raspbian Jessie or Stretch on some older Pi's (an A, B1, 2xB2, B+, P2B, 3xP0, P0W, 2xP3A+, P3B+, P3B, B+, and a A+) but Buster on the P4B's. See: https://www.cpmspectrepi.uk/raspberry_pi/raspiidx.htm

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