Scart leads? What's the alternative

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Found 1st Mar 2010
I need to hook up a Humax 9200 and a Technomate sat. box to my Panny Plasma TV.

At the mo. I just use scart leads but reading on here people seem to think they are the devil's work.

How else would I link the boxes to the TV?

I need 3 metre leads and don't want to spend silly money.

Thanks

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lol - what model of tv might help!

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Oops, sorry it's a 46PZ80B.

I have a blu-ray player to one of the HDMI, Wii, and VCR to connect as well.

Cheers

but reading on here people seem to think they are the devil's work.



What do you think?

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I'm a ludite - no real idea about these techie things!

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3 metre HDMI ? You can use a fibre optic for your 'surround sound' although you said blueray so not sure if thats what you meant. Hook the fibre optic to the tv and you can output sound through that

neilc;7984524

I'm a ludite - no real idea about these techie things!



Trust your eyes, forget about what "They say".
If it's fine to you, I don't see the point of changing what you have.

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ryman1000;7984536

3 metre HDMI ? .....



I don't think the Humax has HDMI ?

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neilc;7984552

I don't think the Humax has HDMI ?


the 9200 has so just get a 3m hdmi

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model of Technomate sat. box?

Original Poster

Thanks, but just had a look and mine has 2 scart sockets, an rs232, and a USB one apparantly.

Maybe its the older model that I have got..

Original Poster

The TM is a 600, thanks

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neilc;7984602

Thanks, but just had a look and mine has 2 scart sockets, an rs232, and a … Thanks, but just had a look and mine has 2 scart sockets, an rs232, and a USB one apparantly.Maybe its the older model that I have got..


i thought there is only 1 9200 model (a 9200t).

manual clearly shows HDMI output

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neilc;7984609

The TM is a 600, thanks


best bet is RGB Scart lead from this box

also connect to a surround sound system using the optical output (S/PDIF)

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Many thanks csiman, rep added.

The Humax is probably 4 years old now and bought before HDMI were widely available. Not convinced that it has one.

I will look into the other possiblitities and get some decent scarts for now.

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neilc;7984749

Many thanks csiman, rep added.The Humax is probably 4 years old now and … Many thanks csiman, rep added.The Humax is probably 4 years old now and bought before HDMI were widely available. Not convinced that it has one.I will look into the other possiblitities and get some decent scarts for now.


check post before yours as I updated it.

ensure you set the tm600 to rgb output (manual here)

technomate.com/sof…ork

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neilc;7984749

Many thanks csiman, rep added.The Humax is probably 4 years old now and … Many thanks csiman, rep added.The Humax is probably 4 years old now and bought before HDMI were widely available. Not convinced that it has one.I will look into the other possiblitities and get some decent scarts for now.


the 9200t was released in 2005

yep, doesnt have hdmi. I was looking at the 9300t :oops:

has optical output though for surround sound conenction
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