Speak to an expert now:
0345 193 0615
Leads Direct sells a huge range of S-Video leads and S-Video Adaptors and Accessories, from basic nickel plated moulded cables up to 24 carat gold plated oxygen free copper leads which you can view and purchase by visiting our secure online shop which has literally thousands of products each with two sizes of image…
S-Video is a technical specification for the transfer of video information via a 4 pin mini din cable. These leads are sometimes also referred to as ‘S-VHS’ leads, which is technically incorrect. However, the two names can be used interchangeably to refer to the same type of cable. These leads are commonly used for connecting video sources such as video cameras, PC Video Grabber cards, DVD players etc., to other devices and of course to televisions.
S-Video is an abbreviation of ”Separate Video’, and refers to an analogue video signal that carries the images as two separate signals – one defining the brightness and the other the colour. The signals are called Luminence (Y:grey-scale) and Chrominance (C:Colour) and the signal is not directly compatible with any other type of video signal. However, it is possible to convert s-video signals to composite video.
Contrary to popular belief this type of lead carries video signals ONLY, and no audio whatsoever.
S-Video signals are generally connected using 4 pin mini-DIN connectors using a 75 ohm termination impedance. The proper cable for the job is a twin coaxial cable, but some modern cables use a four core standard cable which is not up to the original specification.
A stripped s-video coaxial cable
The connections for s-video wiring are as displayed below:
VIEW OF THE SOLDERED SIDE
If you are seeking information on S-Video wiring but cannot find it here, please email email@example.com and we will try to both answer your question and make sure that the information is made available through these pages for future reference.
Leads Direct makes great efforts to provide accurate and complete information. However, portions of the information contained in this website and any documents viewed on it or downloaded from it may be incorrect or not current. Any errors or omissions should be reported for investigation and correction. The information provided in any documents whether on our website or otherwise is provided "as is." No warranty of any kind, implied, expressed, or statutory, including but not limited to the warranties of non-infringement of third party rights, title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and freedom from computer virus, is given.