Using Analog Video output with the Nt mini

Analog Video Cables

We suggest using VGA to analog video cables from Monoprice. They are good quality and reasonably priced. 

You can buy Monoprice component cables here
You can buy Monoprice S-video & composite cables here
You can buy Monoprice RGB/BNC cables here

3rd party suppliers

Retro-Access in the USA builds custom SCART cables for DAC, custom 32x cables and Nt mini SCART cables. You can purchase these cables here. Contact Retro Gaming Cables UK here if you are in the UK/EU.

Analog Video Pin out (building your own custom video cables)

If you would like to build your own custom video cables, the analog video pin out of the Nt mini is:

1 - red (also composite video, and component R-Y)
2 - green (also s-video chroma, and component luma )
3 - blue (also s-video luma and component B-Y)
4 - ground
5 - detection
6 - ground for pin 1
7 - ground for pin 2
8 - ground for pin 3
9 - +5v
10 - detection
11 - ground
12 - nc
13 - H synch (also composite synch)
14 - V synch (also composite synch)
15 - detection

To make an s-video/composite cable:

1 - composite signal
6 - composite ground
2 - s-video chroma signal
7 - s-video chroma ground
3 - s-video luma signal
8 - s-video luma ground
4 - connect to 5

Use a separate ground for each signal will simplify wiring. Connecting pins 4 and 5 together will put the system into composite/s-video mode.

To make a component cable:

1 - R-Y signal
6 - R-Y ground
2 - luma signal
7 - luma ground
3 - B-Y signal
8 - B-Y ground

To make an RGB cable:

1 - Red
6 - Red ground
2 - Green
7 - Green ground
3 - Blue
8 - Blue ground
4 - connect to 10
13 - Hsynch
14 - Vsynch
11 - ground for Hsynch and Vsynch

 

 
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