RGB SCART cable for MD1 and 32x

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  1. edd_jedi

    edd_jedi Rising Member

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    I'm having trouble finding a SCART cable that works with my setup. So far I have bought two and neither works. The first one has a great picture but no sound, because the MD1 is mono and the cable must be stereo only. The second I bought has video and sound but the picture is way too bright which apparently a common problem.

    So surely somebody must sell a SCART cable that works properly with an MD1 and 32x, can anybody help?
     
  2. cde

    cde Site Supporter 2017

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    I think your right about the audio, Pin 3 (looking at the socket on the console) of the MD/Genesis 1 plug sends mono audio up to the 32x, but the 32x outputs its stereo signal on pin 8 and 9.. and its mono signal on pin 6. If your scart cable is a stereo MD/Genisis 2 cable it won't be sending any audio signal out to your TV! Make sense?

    Im pretty sure you need a modified mini 9 pin to scart connector cable that supports MD/Genisis 1/ 32x setup.. most pre-made cables seem to be for MD/Genisis 2 or Multimega/CDX that support stereo audio on pins 8 and 9.
     
  3. edd_jedi

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    Yeah exactly you are right. They definitely exist because as above I have one that works, the problem is none I can find on eBay or other sites are labelled as mono compatible. I can't just keep buying them blind hoping one will work! Do you think it would be possible to modify the cable I have?

    I don't want one of those ones that have a headphone jack cable because they look stupid and the stereo sound from the MD's headphone socket is horrible and noisy anyway.
     
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    The one that has picture and sound but is too bright might be fixable with some resistors or something to reduce the brightness I would think.
     
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    Finally Assembler Games is back! Just wanted to bump this as I posted it pretty much exactly when the site went down.
     
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    Edit: nevermind.
     
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