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I'm trying to find a VGA to S-video wiring diagram, I've been googling and I can't seem to find what i'm looking for. I found pin outs for S-video and VGA but I can't find just the diagram to wire the two together. Does anyone know where I can find one?
    
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Wouldn't it be easier to spend $0.46 ?
[ame="http://www.amazon.com/TV-out-VGA-S-Video-Cable-Adapter/dp/B000P3UB24"]Amazon.com: TV-out VGA to S-Video/RCA Cable Adapter: Electronics[/ame]
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Wouldn't it be easier to spend $0.46 ?
Amazon.com: TV-out VGA to S-Video/RCA Cable Adapter: Electronics

A lot of reviews say it doesn't work, So I'd rather make it myself.
    
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VGA is a 15 pin connector, S-video is a 4 pin connector. They aren't directly compatible.

Those adapters don't work for so many people because the video card needs to be putting out the 4 pin signal, if not then you need a converter. Building it yourself won't change that.
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So you're talking about one of those video converter boxes?
    
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If that adapter does not work it is b/c the video card won't output it, as mentioned above. And that WOULD mean that you need a true converter and not adapter.
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