After seeing that apple’s AV cable was just a headphone jack and some RCA’s I figured I’d have a cable like that just lying around. I did but it only had audio left and right. For some applications the right audio would act as the video and youâ€™d just get mono audio out. Not in the case of the iPod, it has four conductors on the 3.5mm head phone jack.
These are the connectors Mouser offers.
Here is a good pinout of the different types of 4 cond av cables.
So because I donâ€™t think Iâ€™ll use this cable enough to justify the 20 bucks apple wants for their â€œproprietaryâ€ cable and I think its fun to D.I.Y. , I built my own.
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