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By audible_paradigm, Member on 14th September 2009, 03:29 AM
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If anyone is keen , or if you are like me and have a spare headset from another phone you can use the following diagram and cable colour code to make your own video out cable.

I have used the Raphael cable for this excercise as I like my old Hermes one better.

You will need:
One Red White and Yellow RCA Cable

Step One. Remove pin four from the extUSB plug. *note this can be tricky but is necessary to allow the device to recognise the cable as a TV out cable as opposed to a Headset cable. I used a needle to bend into the middle of the plug and then used a tiny micro screwdriver to bend backwards and forwards until it broke. Be careful not to damage any of the other contacts. Please see post 20 for an easier option that doesnot involve removing pin 4

Step Two. Cut cable as close to mic piece as possible and remove outside cover.

Step Three. Solder the following pairs of cables together using the following codes:

Video positive (Yellow RCA end) --> White pvc coated cable (extUSB end).

Video sheild (Yellow RCA end), --> blue copper cable (extUSB end).

Audio Left (White or Black RCA end) --> green copper cable (extUSB end).

Audio Right (Red RCA end) --> red copper cable (extUSB end).

Audio Sheild ( both Red and White or Black RCA end --> copper cable (extUSB end), * note the copper cable is the sheild wire that surounds all the coloured wires.

The last two colored copper wires

Step Four. wrap electrical tape around the solderd wires so that they do not touch any of the other contacts.

Step Five. Plug in and play.


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Aanyone know if this cable works with HTC Touch HD?

thanks

I am unaware if this works with all devices as I only have a Raphael to test this on. If anyone does find that their device works with this cable let me know and I will post it with this post.

I think the device must have the TV out function cooked into the Rom or maybe there is a registry hack?

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14th September 2009, 05:14 AM |#2  
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This is awesome. I was just going to buy one to. I think this should def be a sticky.
14th September 2009, 07:09 AM |#3  
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Thanks for sharing this! I I will try to make one from a 3.5mm adapter.
14th September 2009, 07:56 AM |#4  
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Thanks man, that's very useful
14th September 2009, 06:17 PM |#5  
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Quote:
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Thanks for sharing this! I I will try to make one from a 3.5mm adapter.

Let me know how that works cause i was going to do the same.
14th September 2009, 07:03 PM |#6  
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i found a similar post on ppcgeeks a while back. Took me about 30 min to remove the 4th pin...i used a safety pin- someone at ppcgeeks offered that advice. Works like charm. But f you have no patience, buy it on ebay.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ORIGINAL-HTC-TOU...d=p3286.c0.m14

http://cgi.ebay.com/TV-Out-Cable-USB...d=p3286.c0.m14
23rd September 2009, 09:33 PM |#7  
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Making Video out cable from alternative mini USB cables
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Thanks for sharing this! I I will try to make one from a 3.5mm adapter.

Please note that the mini USB must have contacts on the inside of both the bottom and top. the average mini USB sync cable does not have the necessary contacts.
23rd September 2009, 10:52 PM |#8  
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this is such an awsome mod, im going to try this out. lol
25th September 2009, 12:25 AM |#9  
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i removed the pin 4 as stated in the picture but the cable is not recognized as a TV Out cable and no longer is recognized as a headser, i made sure i didnt damage any other pins besides the number 4.
another thing is that i only want video i dont care about audio does the TP sense that is conected or can i just solder the two wires required to get video?

excelente post BTW

EDIT:

Does the TV out only outputs certain content or can any content can be shown on the TV

i have a 7" monitor in my car and i wanted to use this monitor to display GARMIN as its bigger screen.
26th September 2009, 01:12 AM |#10  
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im gonna answer myself

any content can be seen on the TV.

yes it does have to be conected to the TV and the TV has to be ON in order to detect the signal.

also make sure the pin is completlly removed all the way to the bottom.

IT WORKS !!!!!!

thanks one again, excellent post.
26th September 2009, 02:00 AM |#11  
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Aanyone know if this cable works with HTC Touch HD?

thanks
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