From: John Woodgate
Subject: Re: SCART's
Date: Sun, 8 Dec 2002 05:53:14 +0000
Organization: JMWA Electronics Consultancy
Reply-To: John Woodgate
NNTP-Posting-Date: Sun, 8 Dec 2002 06:29:38 +0000 (UTC)
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I read in sci.electronics.design that Martin Angove
wrote (in ) about 'SCART's', on Sat, 7 Dec 2002:
>Regardless of the data format supposedly on the mentioned pins, isn't it
>a fact that they are never used in a domestic situation?
AFAIK, that applied until a few years ago. I've posted separately about
the new assignment of pin 10. AFAIK, D2B itself has not been exploited
in any TV set.
>If, as seems
>likely judging by recent posts, their definition has recently changed
>from data/clock to data+/data- then someone's fiddling with the spec for
No, it's the other way round, if anything. The *original* D2B
configuration was balanced, and I have seen no indication that it has
>...and pray tell me, how am I going to connect up all my analogue
>equipment using Firewire? It won't succeed SCART, if it's there at all
>it'll be as an addition. Let's face it, most tellies still have
>"phono"-type sockets at least on the front panel for connecting cameras
>and on the rear for feeding amplifiers. SCART didn't get rid of them.
>Firewire won't get rid of either.
I don't know; I haven't had any input to the interfacing of TV sets
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