THESE Plugs Are Really Cool

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86 Chris
86 Chris Prieš val
S-VIDEO
Med Ben
Med Ben Prieš 7 val
Our old tv had two scart port and we had 2 sacrt cable to 1 and you have to plug the two for it to work
GREK64
GREK64 Prieš 7 val
SCART was also known in Poland as "Euro złącze" in English " Euro connector"
Lukas Steinbrink
Lukas Steinbrink Prieš dieną
SCART was the way to go here in Germany. Next to audio it could carry three different types of video signals RGB, Composite and S-Video. RGB has the best quality of course but most cables that came with consoles only carried composite and a fitting RGB-cable had to be bought seperately. I still have an adapter laying around somewhere that is only a small connector that goes into SCART and on the other side is composite, L/R audio as cinch connectors and S-Video. Even modern TVs that still has SCART can display RGB over it and they are still able to accept 15khz RGB signals of for example an Commodore Amiga. I still use my Amiga 500 over SCART but it also got a scandoubler so I can hook it up to modern VGA monitors.
Markus Preckl
Markus Preckl Prieš dieną
Oh yes! The "better known" lesser known video connectors! 😄
Daan van Moorsel
Daan van Moorsel Prieš dieną
dvi
Lowell Martin
Lowell Martin Prieš dieną
I'm not a gamer but over 10 yrs ago built a PC. Haven't been able to set it up a use it since early 2010. I installed an Nvida card that had 2 ports, 1 was SVGA the other I believe was DVI. It enabled me to set up a dual monitor system so I could have my photo editing work area on one screen and menus / tool bars on the other. And yes the CPU was / is an AMD Athalon 32/64 bit processor. The heavier cable on the DVI caused me to switch from a tower to a desktop case, as the heavier cable would partially unseat the video card grrr.
Phished123
Phished123 Prieš dieną
I always liked the look of DVI cables for some reason, plug always looked cool to me.
Booyamakashi
Booyamakashi Prieš dieną
LPT1 (old printer port). In pre 2000 years on windows 98 i was creating LAN via LPT1 and playing with my friends. It was around 1Mbps speed, but it was enough for duke nukem 3d and such.
RockyTVShow
RockyTVShow Prieš dieną
Scart is still popular in my country
GLN TV
GLN TV Prieš dieną
scart isnt used anymore?
William Rogers
William Rogers Prieš dieną
Ahh memories
Luke Bryce
Luke Bryce Prieš 2 dienas
love how he's using a display cable from a nintendo wii as a composite cable
Oscar Sommerbo
Oscar Sommerbo Prieš 2 dienas
Really? Not including S-video and not using the correct name Centronics 36 or IEEE 1284-B, for shame Anthony. :) Or DVI which is fun because of it being both analog and digital.
that one guy
that one guy Prieš 2 dienas
Dvi
Old Liquid
Old Liquid Prieš 2 dienas
DVI)
Cody Rzepka
Cody Rzepka Prieš 2 dienas
More anthony please
Sanztrack
Sanztrack Prieš 2 dienas
Feel like SDI or Triax should be on this list somewhere... Or maybe those funky DMS-59 connections they used on old dell desktop gpus
Scutoid Studios
Scutoid Studios Prieš 2 dienas
Wait you guys don't have scart what
Remon Pel
Remon Pel Prieš 2 dienas
My vote goes out to DB-23 :)
Christopher Woods
Christopher Woods Prieš 2 dienas
Ah, "obscure" _laughs in Matrox breakout connector_ If you want TRULY obscure, come take a look at our storage rooms full of broadcast gear (some still in active duty) and some of the wildest microsoldered D-types you've ever seen :D
Zazu Radiant
Zazu Radiant Prieš 2 dienas
The SCART did actually pretty widely standarize in Europe, but it was known by another name, in Spain at least: Euroconector. So much so, that if you ask the average user what a SCART is, you probably won't get an answer.
canonip3000
canonip3000 Prieš 3 dienas
SCART was the single worst thing the French came up with
Mo Jo's Bizzare Adventures
Mo Jo's Bizzare Adventures Prieš 3 dienas
Where's S-Video?
mohammed waseem
mohammed waseem Prieš 3 dienas
Throughout all the video I thought he's going to pull out some coolest plug, from his left hand. I thought he was hiding the best for last.
Charles Howarth
Charles Howarth Prieš 3 dienas
13W3 was used on Sun SPARCstations and NeXT machines.
Steve Donkers
Steve Donkers Prieš 3 dienas
I use 13w3 with my Sun Sparcstation 20. It's got dual 85MHz(!!) processors and kicks ass.
backmasking klocucha12
backmasking klocucha12 Prieš 3 dienas
It's funny how everyone at my place just called scart "euro"
Chris Lane
Chris Lane Prieš 3 dienas
Love those printer connectors! Free di/o for projects on older mobos.
jjolmyun
jjolmyun Prieš 3 dienas
parallel cables.... loolllololo
It’s_Robbie Time
It’s_Robbie Time Prieš 3 dienas
how could you forget about dvi and dvi-d
Sean Rivera
Sean Rivera Prieš 3 dienas
How is it possible that DVI is not mentioned as a video plug that is still currently used?
KuleRucket
KuleRucket Prieš 3 dienas
I finally threw out my box of SCART cables and adapters a few weeks ago
GutsRage
GutsRage Prieš 3 dienas
I had NO IDEA that ethernet cable could handle video and audio! that's wild!
Dark GT
Dark GT Prieš 3 dienas
I remember SCART needing some elbow grease to get this bad boy plug in.
Chris Crowther
Chris Crowther Prieš 3 dienas
I always hated SCART...great from a technical POV, but they were bulky and annoying to fit in confined spaces behind equipment.
Attila Kos
Attila Kos Prieš 3 dienas
i would watch / listen Anthony talk about literally anything.. idk what it is with him, but i love the guy!
TizzyD
TizzyD Prieš 4 dienas
God the CRT clunk at 2:35 takes me back!
Dan Phillips
Dan Phillips Prieš 4 dienas
I never realised SCART wasn't used outside of Europe.
michael wood
michael wood Prieš 4 dienas
S-Video, Composite
c5on
c5on Prieš 4 dienas
My 8 bit Nintendo graphic looked so much better with Scart then basic thing thing that came in the box.
Chris de Wolf
Chris de Wolf Prieš 4 dienas
Watching this on a 2003 VGA HP Pavillion monitor, 4:3, 1280x1024, VGA thicc bezels and radiating heat because of the significant power draw. This thing used to be the shizz back in the day. Still looks better than cheap modern monitors IMO.
Cryptid Dating Sim
Cryptid Dating Sim Prieš 4 dienas
Thanks Anthony, very cool.
Jagielski Gaming
Jagielski Gaming Prieš 4 dienas
I think everything should be replaced with USB, including HDMI and network. Superspeed USB is more than enough to transmit 4k60fps video and that's with a very naive approach (basically transfer raw, uncompressed RGB frames), with compression you could probably fit it into USB3 connection.
Jamator t
Jamator t Prieš 4 dienas
We use HDBaseT at work all the time. I really wish it was more affordable, because it would be so useful in so many situations. Even just in your home AV setup, it could take the place of so much complicated cabling AND you can run it through a switch and route it wherever you want!
icyphilippe
icyphilippe Prieš 4 dienas
Dvi and s-video are the only two i'm aware of the were not named
Marcus Ireland
Marcus Ireland Prieš 4 dienas
is RS-232 the same as SCART?
EliFan
EliFan Prieš 4 dienas
I have a whole box of SCART cables and adapters. Gimme your address (and the shipping expenses) and it's yours.. :)
Anthony
Anthony Prieš 4 dienas
As a french i never heard the term scart before Only peritel
Krystian Wojtas
Krystian Wojtas Prieš 4 dienas
Im still using VGA in my monitor
dolita windo
dolita windo Prieš 4 dienas
I love how youtube notifies me 6 days later after the vid was posted
ODNU
ODNU Prieš 4 dienas
“THICC”
Mikeazy
Mikeazy Prieš 4 dienas
scsi cables
Noch_ein_Kamel
Noch_ein_Kamel Prieš 4 dienas
We used SCART last chrismas to play a DVD on some old dvd player :D Unsurprisingly, the picture wasn't that good ^^ That said: my ~5isch old smart TV still has a SCART connector :-o edit: And regarding obscure ones... Mini DVI Not sure why Apple had to use that crap on their macs in 2008 or so
dolita windo
dolita windo Prieš 4 dienas
Anthony the reason why I watch Linus videos
Roman
Roman Prieš 4 dienas
Lol i have so many scart cables, somebody wants to buy some :)
Rainbow Dash
Rainbow Dash Prieš 4 dienas
I see Anthony, I click. Never had those RCA things, always used SCART here in Europe for TV stuff. But I still do have some VGA and DVI setups running. You didn't mention the plug the Amigas had though. 3:59: Yeah, Centronics! But TBH, I don't miss those.
Midnight Mechanic
Midnight Mechanic Prieš 4 dienas
With the advent of streaming, it's cheaper overall just to use wifi to stream directly to the tv you're watching. The video preloads into RAM, so there's no lost quality over wiring.
Robert Dillane
Robert Dillane Prieš 4 dienas
Honestly I don't exactly know what it is about Anthony, but I would listen to that lad read a phone book. Maybe its just how knowledgeable he has proven himself over and over. He always has something amazing to add to the conversation
Caleb
Caleb Prieš 4 dienas
i wish he talked about the DVI, DVI -, DVI +
Chem Busta Rhymes
Chem Busta Rhymes Prieš 4 dienas
1:00 ''It allowed bidirectional communication'. And one day you hooked up two VCRs to copy a tape and spent some time trying to find out why it is not working. It worked only one way, because you grabbed a cheap undirectional cable.
Sgt.Shadowsong
Sgt.Shadowsong Prieš 5 dienų
if you had a ps1 you know Scart or even like vhs I believe
vmoutsop
vmoutsop Prieš 5 dienų
You forgot BNC connector cables from NEC Multisync
Daniel Andrade
Daniel Andrade Prieš 5 dienų
Anthony in the thumbnail = instant like.
John Rehwinkel
John Rehwinkel Prieš 5 dienų
I associated the 13W3 connectors with Sun gear (and another variant with 4 coax connectors for monochrome). DVI was a sort of predecessor to HDMI, with a chunkier connector (in a few variants, for digital, analog, and combined: the digital variant is the same signalling as HDMI). There was also a welter of other weird ones, like the DE-9 monochrome that PCs used, or the DIN-13 monochrome used by Atari. Commodore had a nonstandard size 23-pin D-sub style connector as well.
Sebastian Smith
Sebastian Smith Prieš 5 dienų
BNC
Xeit
Xeit Prieš 5 dienų
SCART? In Poland that thing in most cases is/was called eurozłącze (translated roughly to Euroconnector)
KuGinh
KuGinh Prieš 5 dienų
Somebody in a cheesy hacking scene: "CTRL-Alt_Delete..." *mashes keys* "Matrix Code..." *mashes keys* "13W3 cables...IM IN!"
Joshua Kilmer
Joshua Kilmer Prieš 5 dienų
What about sdi and svideo
Gerald Fountaine
Gerald Fountaine Prieš 5 dienų
Anthony the reason why I watch Linus videos
pklongutoobe
pklongutoobe Prieš 5 dienų
Scart was horrible
Will Fabricant
Will Fabricant Prieš 5 dienų
I see Anthony I click
gioyu comi
gioyu comi Prieš 5 dienų
Ah SCART! In my home nearly every electronic used scart plugs.
HudsonGTV
HudsonGTV Prieš 5 dienų
You missed MDA/CGA/EGA, which all used a DE-9 connector,
Remon Pel
Remon Pel Prieš 2 dienas
So glad you called it correctly DE-9 instead of DB-9.
HudsonGTV
HudsonGTV Prieš 5 dienų
13w3 is more of a monitor protocol used on workstations than one specific to macs.
rastas _
rastas _ Prieš 5 dienų
Anyone have memories of scart just being a pain in the butt? I swear they were always extremely awkward to plug in (like usb but 100 times worse) and the angle on the cables always went the wrong way causing an extreme bend. Plus the cables were always very short.
gioyu comi
gioyu comi Prieš 5 dienų
What about DVI
JeeBeeM
JeeBeeM Prieš 5 dienų
SCART isn't strange for Europeans at all haha
David Mander
David Mander Prieš 5 dienų
They are not plugs... They are leads or cables.
Infamous potato
Infamous potato Prieš 5 dienų
i remeber growing up with scart it would allways come lose on one side and the picture would go funny lol
Infamous potato
Infamous potato Prieš 3 dienas
@Un Named Channel huh
Un Named Channel
Un Named Channel Prieš 4 dienas
Did it ever do stand up comedy ?
10wuebc
10wuebc Prieš 5 dienų
How about the M1 cables used for the old projectors?
lairlair2
lairlair2 Prieš 5 dienų
Me, a french person who grew up with péritel: yeah that's just a basic TV connector. Wait am I _that_ old?
Commodore1702
Commodore1702 Prieš 5 dienų
Is that an old Hauppage WinTV card? I've got one I use for VHS archiving using an old IBM Netfinity 5600 and the original Win2k software. You should check out Commodore Video as it's one of the earliest implementations of S-Video.
Viorel Nicolae Strimturean
Viorel Nicolae Strimturean Prieš 5 dienų
I'm still using SCART
Oddy
Oddy Prieš 5 dienų
t h i c c
mks
mks Prieš 5 dienų
Where are my DVID bros at
Jamie Jukes
Jamie Jukes Prieš 5 dienų
1394 lol
Palestino
Palestino Prieš 5 dienų
Yeah for me Andrew is not for Tech (I am sorry)
Palestino
Palestino Prieš 5 dienų
I am referring the voice
Litron6
Litron6 Prieš 5 dienų
both of my monitor only use vga connectors, now i know that vga can cause boot problems
Marcel89
Marcel89 Prieš 5 dienų
PS/2 connectors rule!
Jason Flood
Jason Flood Prieš 5 dienų
While it was a (somewhat) common computer interface (especially on Apple devices), it is less widely known that Firewire / i.Link / IEEE-1394 was used for transporting compressed SD and HD video signals between video devices. This is how I was able to record and play back ISDB-T and ISDB-S programs on D-VHS deck and RCA Scenium HDD deck from/to my (JDM) Sony TV circa 2005-2010. In the U.S., some cable boxes supported Firewire for a period of time if I remember correctly. DV camcorders also supported the interface.
Entertainment To Go
Entertainment To Go Prieš 6 dienų
What about DVI
loutripe
loutripe Prieš 6 dienų
DVI
doire aintu
doire aintu Prieš 6 dienų
Anthony! Love these
Theerolis
Theerolis Prieš 6 dienų
Working AV i love my DVI. Just for the screw on connection making it bomb proof if equipment has to be moved during production. That DP is locking is its only grace, but i can not get over how many times there is a problem with hand shakes getting missed. But our newer mixer all come with DP for bigger resolution. Nice informative video!
Tomos
Tomos Prieš 6 dienų
As an audio engineer, don't even get me started on audio connections.. I feel ashamed when I have to solder two male ends together because I need it NOW and can't wait for another adapter to be delivered.
doire aintu
doire aintu Prieš 6 dienų
More about HD Base T ... I want for a long time to move my pc away in some closet or garage ( like the Linus did with thunderbolt ) but i have to do grater distance... Tnx :D
D B
D B Prieš 6 dienų
What is in his pocket! Am I the only one that is concerned that his hand has hidden the whole time?
John George Bauer-Buis
John George Bauer-Buis Prieš 6 dienų
I am fond of both displayport and DVI. I also like firewire, although it has fallen out of fashion.
Knyte Tech
Knyte Tech Prieš 6 dienų
DMS-59 - why does everybody forget that this exists?! It was so freaking sweet when it came out.
kirby march barcena
kirby march barcena Prieš 6 dienų
Coolto know something like these
Retro Plus
Retro Plus Prieš 6 dienų
I'm in the UK, everything had this
CMDR Sweeper
CMDR Sweeper Prieš 6 dienų
Missed connectors? The DVI! The best cable for monitor usage for 1080p and lower down than HDMI ever will be. Dual link allows you more bandwidth than the ever classic and very standard HDMI 1.4 standard gives you, so if you had spent your DP ports, having a spare DVI-D would do better than a HDMI in a computer situation anyway... And they never fall out on their own either with the screwed connections.
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