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15 pin highdensity D-SUB female connector layout
15 pin highdensity D-SUB female connector
at the videocard
allows to connect ATI VGA to TV SCART. ATI RADEONs and some old Matrox card can generate a

NOT sure it's working.

This connection method to obtain very nice picture quality.

Pin Signal Description
1 15 Red
2 11 Green
3 7 Blue
6 13 Red return
7 9 Green return
8 5 Blue return
9 8 pins 8 and 16 are connected via R=75Ohm
10 17 Composite sync return
13 20 Composite sync
chassis 21 ground
Audio OUT (from soundcard)
jack/1 6  
jack/2 2  
jack/3 4  

There are two different wirings used in SCART sockets found on the backs of TVs. The original SCART socket allowed input of either composite or RGB video. Later, as S-video emerged, an evolved SCART socket began to appear that allowed input of either S or composite video. This scheme requires the use of an RGB-capable SCART socket! Some TV have 3 SCART sockets - the first is a black coloured socket that is wired for composite and RGB video and the others are orange coloured sockets that are wired for S and composite video. Older or lower-end sets with one SCART socket are usually wired for composite and RGB video.

21 pin SCART male connector layout
21 pin SCART male connector
at the TV
According to 2 reports in our database (0 positive and 2 negative) this pinout may be incorrect.

Is this pinout
ATI Radeon VGA to TV cable visual pinout:click to enlarge
Source(s) of this and additional information: www.idiots.org.uk/vga_rgb_scart/, ryoandr.free.fr/
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