THESE Plugs Are Really Cool

30 apr 2021
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  • Parallel, cuz everyone who freaks for a raspberryPi or Arduino can take a back seat, Parallel was their ancestor, everything you can do on a raspberryPi's pinouts, you can do on a parallel, except the hardware tied to it is alot faster than a raspberry...

    Ian VisserIan Visser5 minuti fa
  • 13W3 was also a favorite of Sun Microsystems.

    Danielle WhiteDanielle White24 minuti fa
  • I still use SCART to this day because I have a CRT

    BluetoothBluetoothOra fa
  • Catwares

    MrDisguisedMrDisguisedOra fa
  • The thing with SCART is that it took off so fast in Europe that we almost never had RF or component on early consoles and VCR's such as the NES. They were all SCART, which was natively an RGB signal. Imagine my surprise at how shit US TV picture looked when I first got there. Tough this is the consolation prise for having all of our games run 20% slower due to PAL's refresh rate.

    SiriusXAimSiriusXAim2 ore fa
  • 3:25 and the delay...

    ceecrb1ceecrb12 ore fa
  • You forgot the VGA to BNC cables: img.av-connection.com/2/AVimg_15428.jpg

    darknessbladedarknessblade3 ore fa
  • What is this? An imposter who's copying techquickie?

    TwisstedToastTwisstedToast4 ore fa
  • playing older games on a sony mid 90's trinitron (apparently past 98 isnt as good because most started to use digital processing) or BVM if your lucky with an RGB scart is amazing.

    L-ONE-X - Video Game Music & DiscussionsL-ONE-X - Video Game Music & Discussions5 ore fa
  • Scart looks also much better than composite.

    SplashpageSplashpage5 ore fa
  • Scart cables are so heavy that they can fall out off ports by themselves, they are thicc

    JimmyJimmy6 ore fa
  • Hmm... where's DVI ??

    Yanick RochonYanick Rochon13 ore fa
  • I still have several devices with scart in my house lol

    Alex StoneAlex Stone16 ore fa
  • Any amphanol connector ?

    nitroboy2nitroboy216 ore fa
  • I like the MOLEX connectors mostly for the name. It's a cool-sounding word that rolls off the tongue nicely.

    Samuel KarlssonSamuel Karlsson16 ore fa
  • I don't know what material or structure is it that gave SCART connector pins very specific odor. Like do those blades oxidize in specific way or what.

    ImmyImmy17 ore fa
  • Aaaw... nothing about YPbPr Component Video?

    kdotckdotc18 ore fa
  • I still use Scart because I only have a CRT TV with a Digitizer.

    PovilazPovilaz18 ore fa
  • I used to make the 25pin to Amphenol (Centronics) printer cables.... Oh the joy!!

    Andy HarrisonAndy Harrison18 ore fa
  • Is everything alright, Anthony? Strangely hiding your left hand in the pocket there...

    vbddfy euuytvbddfy euuyt18 ore fa
  • Pls, tell everybody that rj-45, isn't actually a name for ethernet connector

    Валерий КоваленкоВалерий Коваленко19 ore fa
  • DMS-59. i hate that piece of crap

    NopebroNopebro19 ore fa
  • Péritel can handle 1080p.

    YugoYugo19 ore fa
  • It felt weird when the words " legacy " and "obscure" where used to describe my current setup... Oh god i didn't knew 😳

    RevautRevaut19 ore fa
    • pure garbage, and it needs to go away yesterday.

      vbddfy euuytvbddfy euuyt18 ore fa
  • Only component video cable was better than SCART/PERITEL on a television, but they came in the early 2000s. In the 80s in North America we had shitty RF / Composite cable, and at this time SCART was really advanced. S-Video in the 90s was just barely superior to RCA Composite. SECAM/PAL was also better than NTSC (FPS was better on NTSC but the resolution / colors was far better over the 2 others standards)... We had shitty standards in North America in this era :p.

    Alexandre BouvierAlexandre Bouvier19 ore fa
  • I do miss SDI and RGBHV :D

    Lau JovoLau Jovo20 ore fa
  • BNC is another I still use today. Pretty much locking COAX

    Aaron BrenkusAaron Brenkus20 ore fa
  • Didn't SCART also enable control features similar to HDMI CEC?

    Micah NightwolfMicah Nightwolf20 ore fa
  • Silicon Graphics. WTF. :) And Apple... HD-45 and ADC.

    Francis SaffellFrancis Saffell20 ore fa
  • SCART: The only consumer level connector which you 100% need to see the socket with both eyes to have even the remotest of chances of getting the plug in.

    Mr_HatbeardMr_Hatbeard21 ora fa
  • SCART, where you had to remove one of the pins on a lot of devices to stop ghosting

    PseudocodePseudocode21 ora fa
  • SCART is all fun and game till you have to confect one alone with your welder. Gosh, the worst moment in my AV class.

    0nion0nion21 ora fa
  • How about Binc connectors

    BluDragon ProjectBluDragon Project21 ora fa
  • take an R out of SCART and you got yourself a good time.

    check out my soundcloudcheck out my soundcloud22 ore fa
  • I guess SCSI and MIDI connectors were covered earlier? :-)

    Helge MouldingHelge Moulding22 ore fa
  • No mention of 5xBNC for separate red, green, blue, vsync and hsync connections? You could actually just swap the R G B pigtails around to swap colors!

    szegaszega22 ore fa
  • Was that a Wii RCA Connector?!

    Sean MacMillanSean MacMillan23 ore fa
  • As long as we can all agree that DisplayPort the THE WORST video connect ever, we can be friends. Don't @ me with its specs. If you use DP with more than one monitor, your computer will constantly forget how many monitors are attached, blank displays out, require power cycles, and cause your OS to frequently select the wrong audio outputs. It's pure garbage, and it needs to go away yesterday.

    bradleypariahbradleypariah23 ore fa
  • Honestly people getting confused with scart makes me chuckle, I'm pretty sure everyone in England has a old tesco bag full of scart leads in the loft.

    ItIsArisItIsArisGiorno fa
  • I had this old laptop which had a scuzzy port. Never understood what it was for, or how to get a hold of a connector for it to attach it to something else. I originally mistook it for a printer port but yeah, way bigger than a printer port.

    George MooreGeorge MooreGiorno fa
  • Anthony is great

    Affra JamAffra JamGiorno fa
  • There's this one video connector on a projector, somethingM. I had to order a specific adapter to make it work. It LOOKS like a DVI plug, but with much more connections.

    AC3AC3Giorno fa
  • Every time I see the amount of different Connection Cables/types we had for Printers and all kinds of different Peripheral Devices back in the Day (and remember the Difficulties setting them up in Windows...), I'm really happy about the existence of USB once again.

    TheRealCrisisTheRealCrisisGiorno fa
  • Thumbnail.. title... well I'm out of here..

    Marcel SMarcel SGiorno fa
  • Hand in pocket the whole video. Unprofessional.

    Craig MarshCraig MarshGiorno fa
    • Who cares? He got the information at hand to the viewers in a professional manner, you're just cherry picking.

      HexalonHexalon19 ore fa
  • my gf said plugs would make the nights double the fun. i will buy one but didnt really get what she will do with one of these.

    Furkan ÜnsalFurkan ÜnsalGiorno fa
  • My TV still uses scart cable for my satellite box

    Re-MecsRe-MecsGiorno fa
  • Isn't DVI another video plug? I remember using DVI plugs/cables around the same time VGA was popular.

    Some guy who does not get the jokeSome guy who does not get the jokeGiorno fa
    • Yes, DVI is a (D)igital (V)isual (I)nterface. Sort of like a predecessor to HDMI.

      HexalonHexalon19 ore fa
  • I use CAT5 for my modem to ps4 connection. And a little jealous of all these young kids that will never know the struggle of the dreaded UHF switch/connection.

    MrShuntkingMrShuntkingGiorno fa
  • You made that genuine interesting. Thanks!

    WinsuckerWinsuckerGiorno fa
  • Thiccc'😍

    MATHEOO !MATHEOO !Giorno fa
  • HDBaseT is crap in my opinion. It doesnt have a proper error correction and a sharp kink in the cable can already bring you outages... I spend so many hours fixing this stuff at work that i just hate it. So glad that there is AVoverIP standard now, which you can integrate in your existing ethernet network... And has error correction...

    JKJKGiorno fa
  • Fun fact: while SCART is a French acronym, if you find an old VCR manual and look at the French language instructions it's almost always called a Euroconnecteur instead. Pretty much only English speaking countries call it SCART

    James ScholesJames ScholesGiorno fa
  • If you have an old Wii, Playstation 2 or original Xbox that you retro game on (either native games or emulators) do youself a favor and invest the $16 in a set of component video cables for your old console. Video quality will be noticably better. You can buy component cables for the Gamecube but they're so rare prices are a joke and for what those cost you'd save money buying a Wii with compoment cables and playing Gamecube games in compatability mode.

    MonsucoMonsucoGiorno fa
  • I just love DIN plugs. They're even still used today in MIDI.

    seeni gztyseeni gztyGiorno fa
  • my mom said youre fat

    p_ potatochipsp_ potatochipsGiorno fa
  • I used scart during my childhood

    LucLucGiorno fa
  • There are some pretty cool connectors in av. Look up true1 or powercon or NL8’s. There’s also some pretty cool snakes that can send like 100 channels of analog audio that terminates to one connection. Also the connections for motor control are pretty sweet. Not sure what they’re called though

    Joey MorrisonJoey MorrisonGiorno fa
    • which meant having to dig behind your heavy CRT TV to try and find which SCART had come loose. HDMI WAS A GODSEND.

      seeni gztyseeni gztyGiorno fa
  • Hey we use HDbaseT at work. all of our screens have an encoder and decoder attached to them. Kind of great if you want to watch something on another rooms screen since the encoders just blast data across our network 24/7

    CrusadeCrusadeGiorno fa
  • 1:47 No thanks, I'm going to call you Bizzaro-DVI!

    RagnarokRagnarokGiorno fa
  • scart sounds so neat! but it also sounds like a really nasty word. Like some accident that happened in the bathroom. "Oh boy, dont go in there, someone scarted all over"

    Lan SterLan SterGiorno fa
  • tell us why there is only one centronics connector on your favorite cable

    hippynurdhippynurdGiorno fa
  • Scart also had a signal for automatic (anamorph) analogue widescreen switching.

    telochotelochoGiorno fa
  • I saw him on Linus Tech tips Sick

    ItsadrianyayItsadrianyayGiorno fa
  • The 13 w3 connector I've seen personally on corporate and private jets for the monitors I remove interior so I've seen these before

    philly Failphilly FailGiorno fa
  • The only hdbaseT I've ever seen in the wild is Extron XTP DTP 24, worked great though

    WickedFalsehoodWickedFalsehoodGiorno fa
  • What about DVI?

    Johan HøckJohan HøckGiorno fa
  • scart is the official connection of home arcade people

    Brianna CluckBrianna CluckGiorno fa
  • Fun Fact, one of the most popular 4K DCI Cinema Projectors used two VHDCI cables to connect the media block to the optical assembly. Essentially delivering 4 DVI Signals to make a 4K picture. It was all housed in a secured box, so it was unencrypted video. Could have been based on an NVIDA QuadroPlex VCS - Never really got the change to tear one apart. If you cracked open the video processing section of the Media Block, it would self destruct.

    BRHSpartansBRHSpartansGiorno fa
  • I think SCSI connectors are pretty cool!

    Anwar SaleebyAnwar SaleebyGiorno fa
  • more video like this

    Yugan shankarYugan shankarGiorno fa
  • I love dsub but my tv and laptop have hdmi but no hdmi cable

    Dodot SubiyantoroDodot SubiyantoroGiorno fa
  • SCART WAS HORRIBLE. If they had locking latches it would have been okay but the fat cable caused the damned plug to pop out in the middle of a tv show that was nearly over... which meant having to dig behind your heavy CRT TV to try and find which SCART had come loose. HDMI WAS A GODSEND.

    NeoMorph WTHNeoMorph WTHGiorno fa
  • You forgot the D-Terminal or D-tanshi cable connections, I had one for ps3 and xbox 360.

    Alice MyaAlice MyaGiorno fa
  • Also : Atari joystick connectors (which was a standard for YEARS), PCB border connectors (currently not used anymore but for expansion cards like PCIe / PCI, but were used as expansion slots directly on motherboards for old 8 bits computers like the Amstrad CPC), plain old BNC connectors when they was the rule for networks, and my preferred (while not AT ALL for public): "MIL-DTL-38999 connectors" and "ARINC 600 connectors" (for avionics, search what is between quotes on the net to see what they are).

    Mac LAKMac LAKGiorno fa
  • Came across a digital audio port recently that uses a standard HDMI cable to save cost. It’s called I²S, pronounced eye-squared-ess.

    Brian SuBrian SuGiorno fa
  • As a French, SCART is so common here for so many years that even on my brand new LED TV, there is still one present... Near ALL video devices were using it: VCR, DVD players, cameras, all 8/16 bits consoles, and even some 32 bits consoles too. It was common to see a console shipped with a cable equipped with a little box in the middle to output native SCART signal - which was a packaged RCA->SCART convertor, in fact, but "hidden" - when the console wasn't directly built with a native SCART-compatible output (European versions of these consoles, not surprisingly). My Sega Genesis (Megadrive here) have an adapter on its output cable, while my Nintendo SNES (Super Nintendo here) have a native SCART cable. My TurboGrafx, Japan import, have RCA connections. It's even funny to see that our TV were often lacking RCA or SVHS inputs, but a SCART was a normal, expected thing - my last cathodic TV even had THREE scart inputs! We were often very upset when a device (an import console, for example) had only RCA connectors... So I still have a SCART plug with 3 RCA female connectors to adapt them - still plugged to my TurboGrafx, in fact. Since HDMI is a common thing, we rely mostly on little conversion boxes to handle all these "old" connections... I have one, which can take VGA, RCA, SVHS, SCART, antenna and convert them to HDMI, so pluging an old device is extremely easy even on an extremely modern TV. Without any surprise, it don't make picture better (antenna signal is still a mess, while VGA or consoles SCART output is very clear), but it handles resolution and aspect ratio automatically.

    Mac LAKMac LAKGiorno fa
  • 40 pin scsi. Mmmmmm

    Ecospider5Ecospider5Giorno fa
  • i have always wanted 3dfx widlcat .. once it was already in finland but ° ¢ ^ ° $ °: for customs .. sometimes ago, my friend .. sometimes .. I would have a relatively perky lineup for it. Only Wildcat if somewhere: /

    Janne JohanssonJanne JohanssonGiorno fa
  • Speaking of dip-switches, I LOVED the snes controller with dip-switches.

    TokilaTokilaGiorno fa
  • .How about SCSI - Small Computer Systems Interface?

    Paul EmmonsPaul EmmonsGiorno fa
  • His voice is the most calming thing about this pandemic lol.

    virtue3virtue3Giorno fa
  • I kinda miss the 13-W3s from my days at SGI, where they were used extensively.

    David LindesDavid LindesGiorno fa
  • You asked what you missed? DVI and all its variety between single link, dual link etc. Also the predecessor to vga, the venerable EGA and CGA connectors

    Chuck van der LindenChuck van der LindenGiorno fa
  • Anyone else remember using the SVideo

    Alex TarrAlex TarrGiorno fa
  • DVI connectors would have been a nice insert before VGA! But love this video brings me back to building my early PCs!

    jojohaj1087jojohaj1087Giorno fa
  • My old IBM CRT had the sun connector, and my PVM has glorious BNC connectors.

    Lynn TrisinsciusLynn TrisinsciusGiorno fa
  • My mum's TV and DVD player still uses SCART

    F7INF7INGiorno fa
  • SCART was huge in UK and so good with Amigas

    VictoriaWood (as seen on TV)VictoriaWood (as seen on TV)Giorno fa
  • I've got lots of graphics cards with 13w3 output from my old Sun workstations. But I only use them headless over network and serial.

    Beardy McBeardfaceBeardy McBeardfaceGiorno fa
  • I did the DiCaprio point meme IRL when I saw the HDBaseT. It's like I'm back at the office!

    Jars BudreauxJars BudreauxGiorno fa
  • Talks about Europe, only includes south Europe. :(

    NoksusNoksusGiorno fa
  • Literally used a SCART cable last week, plugging in my old dvd player to watch some boxsets I don't have access to via streaming (and because the dvd player in my TV is ridiculously loud). Image quality was pretty good, considering I'm so used to HD content over the last few years. Excellent cable for its time.

    TriggerHappyTriggerHappyGiorno fa
  • best plugs are Harting han modular

    hausaffehausaffeGiorno fa
  • I had a few Cornerstone DualPage 92/20 monochrome monitors that would take Windows 95 up to 1600x1200 on a fixed frequency monitor.

    Paul RouxPaul RouxGiorno fa
  • Super video cable, been using it for years 😁

    tullguttentullguttenGiorno fa
  • IEEE488 is also an obscure connector

    Lukas MaierLukas MaierGiorno fa
  • There Is a some TV with SCART in Europe, like: Sony KDL-32WD755 Sony KDL-32WE615 Hyundai FLP 32T343 Sharp LC-24CHF4012EW Etc..

    mandel99mandel99Giorno fa
  • I've used DMS-59 before... en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DMS-59

    ctuesday11ctuesday11Giorno fa
  • 13W3 was used on Sun, SGI, and IBM workstations through the 90s because at the time it supported higher resolutions and refresh rates

    stereotypicalLamestereotypicalLameGiorno fa
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