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SCART splitter problem

a sort of 'complicated' setup is causing me problems..

i have a local TV 'hole-in-the-wall' socket.
which is a co-ax cable to the VCR,
and then co-ax to the back of the TV,

a co-ax from the sattelite dish to the cable box and a SCART cable then goes to the TV...

this set-up allows me to see cable TV, and if i turn the cable box off, local TV or the VCR...

the problem is i added a DVD player...

i bought a SCART splitter (2xsocket, 1xplug)
the SCART from the cable box is in socket #1
the SCART from the DVD is in socket #2
the plug from the splitter goes to the TV (which btw, has one scart, one co-ax)

to watch a DVD, i have to plug the SCART plug into the DVD, and when i'm finished, to watch TV i have to unplug the SCART or else i get no volume on the TV....

i'm assuming that somewhere there is a "clash" between signals, but where????

i know there are "switchable" SCART plugs, but i scan't find a diagram anywhere, i'm OK with cutting/soldering, i have the parts (1-2-3 pole switches), but where do i cut???????????????

any and all help will be appreciated (and also convince my wife to let me live a little longer Sad....)



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I presume that when you say "...unplug the SCART or else i get no volume on the TV..." you mean that the picture has no prob. and that only the audio is is the Problem.

The audio pins of the SCART splitter SOCKET side is Pin 2 for Right Audio and Pin 6 for Left Audio. Please note that this is the Audio going IN to the TV. You will have to use a 2 pole 2 way switch to connect the Pins 1 & 6 of the PLUG to Pins 1 & 6 of either SocketA or SocketB.

Hope this helps.

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(NT) (NT) perfect solution!!! thanks a million...

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