[Ffmpeg-devel] Re: American quality standards.

Måns Rullgård mru
Thu Mar 16 14:28:55 CET 2006

Erik Slagter said:
> On Wed, 2006-03-15 at 19:43 +0000, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
>> > Just poking my head in here to note, for the little it's worth, that I
>> > (as a not-particularly-videophilic American) had never even *heard* of
>> > SCART until this discussion started; to the best of my knowledge I've
>> > never seen any hardware which supported it.
>> Consider yourself lucky.  SCART was "invented" by the French, whose
>> other contribution to the video world is SECAM.  The SCART connector
>> is an abominable thing that has the habit of falling apart when
>> unplugged.  That is, if you manage to get it plugged in properly in
>> the first place.  To make matters worse, the cable is thick as a
>> garden hose and enters the plug at an angle, invariable towards the
>> wrong side.
> The fact that the scart connector falls apart, is not nearly a big
> problem as the fact the after a few years the TV set's connector starts
> to fall apart as well.

My solution is to get an adapter and leave it plugged in.

M?ns Rullg?rd
mru at inprovide.com

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