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Best Audio Cable?

by mohitshewaramani / August 8, 2005 8:21 AM PDT

I just decided to upgrade the cables connecting my DVD player and TV from composite to component.
I am very naive with audio/video connections, so this question could be sorta dumb.
I know the composite cables (red, white, yellow) take care of the video (yellow) as well as the audio (red, white) aspect. Do component cables (red, blue, green) do the same? Or do you actually need to use a separate cable for the audio connection with component cables? If so, which way to connect is the best? As far as I can tell, my TV only allows audio out through composite (red, white).
Sorry if thats a really dumb question. Please help me thoguh. Thanks.

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Best Audio Cable?
by jcrobso / August 9, 2005 1:07 AM PDT
In reply to: Best Audio Cable?

Quicky cable class.
Componet cables (red,blue,green) are made from 70ohm coax, and are desinged for video.
Composite cables (red,white,yellow) the yellow is 70ohm coax for video, the red & white are standard audio cable.
So to use a component cable for video to your tv, you will need a seprate audio cable to send audio to your reciver.
Keep in mind that your TV has to have componet plugs for this to work. john

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Thanks
by mohitshewaramani / August 16, 2005 4:09 PM PDT
In reply to: Best Audio Cable?

Thanks for your opinion. Yes, my TV does have component jacks.

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