THESE Plugs Are Really Cool

30 apr. 2021
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Comentarii
  • RS-232

    KalahanKalahanAcum 7 ore
  • S-Video

    Matthew DiAngeloMatthew DiAngeloAcum 8 ore
  • lets not forget dvi.

    pacxelpacxelAcum 8 ore
  • I had a hand-me-down CRT behemoth that had BNC cables. I remember you could "sync" R, G and B signals separately, because they could get misaligned. I thought BNC was dead but according to the internet, it seems they are still being used today for surveillance and security equipment.

    Rolando MocanRolando MocanAcum 9 ore
  • Well technically it is: "You don't want to send too high a voltage down the RGB lines" because moving electricity has voltage

    tutacattutacatAcum 9 ore
  • My favorite host ❤️

    Augie aAugie aAcum 14 ore
  • So many connectors are not fit for purpose. Scart was awful. Try connecting one at the back of a 32" CRT TV in a cupboard where you just have to feel where the connector should go. Impossible. RJ45 is another bad connector. Pull an ethernet cable out from the back of a disk or cabinet and it acts like a fish hook, catching on every other cable until the fragile clip breaks off.

    TigerPiTigerPiAcum 21 oră
  • scsi, fast scsi, 10MB coax ethernet connectors made *good chew toys.*

    KarenKarenAcum o Zi
  • Honey booboos mom really got educated.

    Afk 2secAfk 2secAcum o Zi
  • you put your hand in you pocket and thought you were going to pull a new cable out

    Brian JordanBrian JordanAcum o Zi
  • Great video. Could of mentioned S-VHS , Display-Port , DVI - DVI-D.

    John Paul BaconJohn Paul BaconAcum o Zi
  • Boring nonsense

    Zanzibar OwlZanzibar OwlAcum o Zi
  • SDI???

    LMojzisLMojzisAcum o Zi
  • Having lived in France for a year when I was a kid, seeing SCART brought back a bit of nostalgia to me haha

    SVenZSVenZAcum 2 Zile
  • Wait.. SCART was not a thing in the US? That was one of the first cables I ever knew since I connected my SNES to the TV with it. This blows my mind :o

    PaleriusPaleriusAcum 2 Zile
  • 3 years and still no DVI, especially with DVI-D/A and single-dual.

    afeliasafeliasAcum 2 Zile
  • HDBaseT almost always needs a shielded cable....

    Orion MadsenOrion MadsenAcum 2 Zile
  • How much can I get myself an Anthony for and where too?

    CnPxCnPxAcum 2 Zile
  • Excuse me since when is DVI not a thing anymore?

    Noah AchtergaeleNoah AchtergaeleAcum 2 Zile
  • End screen: Quality Control - Dennis Liao

    Paw GamingPaw GamingAcum 2 Zile
  • I got a 2015 Samsung TV, which has a SCART. It even came with a SCART cable. I can plug a PlayStation 1 in there, no problems :p

    t3amb4sht3amb4shAcum 2 Zile
  • Eh, My favorite is the female connector.

    ACguernicaACguernicaAcum 3 Zile
  • Please tell me how to efficiently adapt a 15-pin gameport to Windows10. PLEASE! I know of the ~40 bucks 4-switch adapter solution but I was thinking something even more efficient with focus on the price considerations...

    hateeternalmaverhateeternalmaverAcum 3 Zile
    • heard rumors of sacrificed Xbox compatile boards that got rewired and spliced into legacy hardware. What I need is a tutorial with like a pinout on how to FERNAGLE these together.

      hateeternalmaverhateeternalmaverAcum 3 Zile
  • *ahem* dvi?

    Bacon TechieBacon TechieAcum 3 Zile
  • Ofcrs u missed all my favorite connectors

    Mong SowaththaraMong SowaththaraAcum 3 Zile
  • Another connector is ADC, used in some select apple displays

    The AlterlionThe AlterlionAcum 3 Zile
  • you forgot to completely geek out by calling the 1284 also centronics interface :)

    BoGyBoGyAcum 3 Zile
  • buying a bajillon SCART cables for use with my OSSC and Retrotink (input upscalers) was probably the best thing I could've done for my retro console collection. No longer was I bound to horrible composite video!

    RecklesFlam1ngoRecklesFlam1ngoAcum 3 Zile
  • are those wii RCA cables

    Atticus FinchAtticus FinchAcum 3 Zile
  • DisplayPort

    SuperiorForcesSuperiorForcesAcum 3 Zile
  • That's the proof: Loooooong before Case Modders got it, video-connectors have had RGB 😏

    User NameUser NameAcum 3 Zile
  • my previous plasma tv had 2 scarts and 2 hdmi

    JoliieJoliieAcum 3 Zile
  • I see Andy, a hit like.

    ŁukaszŁukaszAcum 3 Zile
  • When i bought a ps3 super slim back in 2013, it came with a composite and scart adapter. I reckon it was around this time the scart plug got phased out of tvs. Atleast here in Scandinavian.

    TobiasTobiasAcum 3 Zile
  • I'm usig hdbaseT regulary. Best on venues where carpenters insert cat cables beforehand.

    Max MichelMax MichelAcum 3 Zile
  • More of this and more Anthony pls

    Albert McNuggetsAlbert McNuggetsAcum 4 Zile
  • @4:05 i can't even

    Mic NorMic NorAcum 4 Zile
  • SCSI is sorta cool🤷🏼‍♂️

    Joey JohnstonJoey JohnstonAcum 4 Zile
  • "You don't want to send voltage down your RGB lines..." What else were you planning on sending down them? Think you meant power ;p

    IMelkor42IMelkor42Acum 4 Zile
  • bruh in the UK scart was in everything and still is now. bought a new dvd player a couple of years back and that is the connecter it uses and the tv we have also has one too

    FirenadoFirenadoAcum 4 Zile
  • S-VIDEO

    86 Chris86 ChrisAcum 4 Zile
  • Our old tv had two scart port and we had 2 sacrt cable to 1 and you have to plug the two for it to work

    Med BenMed BenAcum 4 Zile
  • SCART was also known in Poland as "Euro złącze" in English " Euro connector"

    GREK64GREK64Acum 4 Zile
  • SCART was the way to go here in Germany. Next to audio it could carry three different types of video signals RGB, Composite and S-Video. RGB has the best quality of course but most cables that came with consoles only carried composite and a fitting RGB-cable had to be bought seperately. I still have an adapter laying around somewhere that is only a small connector that goes into SCART and on the other side is composite, L/R audio as cinch connectors and S-Video. Even modern TVs that still has SCART can display RGB over it and they are still able to accept 15khz RGB signals of for example an Commodore Amiga. I still use my Amiga 500 over SCART but it also got a scandoubler so I can hook it up to modern VGA monitors.

    Lukas SteinbrinkLukas SteinbrinkAcum 5 Zile
  • Oh yes! The "better known" lesser known video connectors! 😄

    Markus PrecklMarkus PrecklAcum 5 Zile
  • dvi

    Daan van MoorselDaan van MoorselAcum 5 Zile
  • I'm not a gamer but over 10 yrs ago built a PC. Haven't been able to set it up a use it since early 2010. I installed an Nvida card that had 2 ports, 1 was SVGA the other I believe was DVI. It enabled me to set up a dual monitor system so I could have my photo editing work area on one screen and menus / tool bars on the other. And yes the CPU was / is an AMD Athalon 32/64 bit processor. The heavier cable on the DVI caused me to switch from a tower to a desktop case, as the heavier cable would partially unseat the video card grrr.

    Lowell MartinLowell MartinAcum 6 Zile
  • I always liked the look of DVI cables for some reason, plug always looked cool to me.

    Phished123Phished123Acum 6 Zile
  • LPT1 (old printer port). In pre 2000 years on windows 98 i was creating LAN via LPT1 and playing with my friends. It was around 1Mbps speed, but it was enough for duke nukem 3d and such.

    BooyamakashiBooyamakashiAcum 6 Zile
  • Scart is still popular in my country

    RockyTVShowRockyTVShowAcum 6 Zile
  • scart isnt used anymore?

    GLN TVGLN TVAcum 6 Zile
  • Ahh memories

    William RogersWilliam RogersAcum 6 Zile
  • love how he's using a display cable from a nintendo wii as a composite cable

    Luke BryceLuke BryceAcum 6 Zile
  • Really? Not including S-video and not using the correct name Centronics 36 or IEEE 1284-B, for shame Anthony. :) Or DVI which is fun because of it being both analog and digital.

    Oscar SommerboOscar SommerboAcum 6 Zile
  • Dvi

    that one guythat one guyAcum 6 Zile
  • DVI)

    Old LiquidOld LiquidAcum 6 Zile
  • More anthony please

    Cody RzepkaCody RzepkaAcum 7 Zile
  • Feel like SDI or Triax should be on this list somewhere... Or maybe those funky DMS-59 connections they used on old dell desktop gpus

    SanztrackSanztrackAcum 7 Zile
  • Wait you guys don't have scart what

    Scutoid StudiosScutoid StudiosAcum 7 Zile
  • My vote goes out to DB-23 :)

    Remon PelRemon PelAcum 7 Zile
  • Ah, "obscure" _laughs in Matrox breakout connector_ If you want TRULY obscure, come take a look at our storage rooms full of broadcast gear (some still in active duty) and some of the wildest microsoldered D-types you've ever seen :D

    Christopher WoodsChristopher WoodsAcum 7 Zile
  • The SCART did actually pretty widely standarize in Europe, but it was known by another name, in Spain at least: Euroconector. So much so, that if you ask the average user what a SCART is, you probably won't get an answer.

    Zazu RadiantZazu RadiantAcum 7 Zile
  • SCART was the single worst thing the French came up with

    canonip3000canonip3000Acum 7 Zile
  • Where's S-Video?

    Mo Jo's Bizzare AdventuresMo Jo's Bizzare AdventuresAcum 7 Zile
  • Throughout all the video I thought he's going to pull out some coolest plug, from his left hand. I thought he was hiding the best for last.

    mohammed waseemmohammed waseemAcum 7 Zile
  • 13W3 was used on Sun SPARCstations and NeXT machines.

    Charles HowarthCharles HowarthAcum 7 Zile
  • I use 13w3 with my Sun Sparcstation 20. It's got dual 85MHz(!!) processors and kicks ass.

    Steve DonkersSteve DonkersAcum 7 Zile
  • It's funny how everyone at my place just called scart "euro"

    backmasking klocucha12backmasking klocucha12Acum 8 Zile
  • Love those printer connectors! Free di/o for projects on older mobos.

    Chris LaneChris LaneAcum 8 Zile
  • parallel cables.... loolllololo

    jjolmyunjjolmyunAcum 8 Zile
  • how could you forget about dvi and dvi-d

    It’s_Robbie TimeIt’s_Robbie TimeAcum 8 Zile
  • How is it possible that DVI is not mentioned as a video plug that is still currently used?

    Sean RiveraSean RiveraAcum 8 Zile
  • I finally threw out my box of SCART cables and adapters a few weeks ago

    KuleRucketKuleRucketAcum 8 Zile
  • I had NO IDEA that ethernet cable could handle video and audio! that's wild!

    GutsRageGutsRageAcum 8 Zile
  • I remember SCART needing some elbow grease to get this bad boy plug in.

    Dark GTDark GTAcum 8 Zile
  • I always hated SCART...great from a technical POV, but they were bulky and annoying to fit in confined spaces behind equipment.

    Chris CrowtherChris CrowtherAcum 8 Zile
  • i would watch / listen Anthony talk about literally anything.. idk what it is with him, but i love the guy!

    Attila KosAttila KosAcum 8 Zile
  • God the CRT clunk at 2:35 takes me back!

    TizzyDTizzyDAcum 8 Zile
  • I never realised SCART wasn't used outside of Europe.

    Dan PhillipsDan PhillipsAcum 8 Zile
  • S-Video, Composite

    michael woodmichael woodAcum 8 Zile
  • My 8 bit Nintendo graphic looked so much better with Scart then basic thing thing that came in the box.

    c5onc5onAcum 8 Zile
  • Watching this on a 2003 VGA HP Pavillion monitor, 4:3, 1280x1024, VGA thicc bezels and radiating heat because of the significant power draw. This thing used to be the shizz back in the day. Still looks better than cheap modern monitors IMO.

    Chris de WolfChris de WolfAcum 8 Zile
  • Thanks Anthony, very cool.

    Cryptid Dating SimCryptid Dating SimAcum 8 Zile
  • I think everything should be replaced with USB, including HDMI and network. Superspeed USB is more than enough to transmit 4k60fps video and that's with a very naive approach (basically transfer raw, uncompressed RGB frames), with compression you could probably fit it into USB3 connection.

    Jagielski GamingJagielski GamingAcum 8 Zile
  • We use HDBaseT at work all the time. I really wish it was more affordable, because it would be so useful in so many situations. Even just in your home AV setup, it could take the place of so much complicated cabling AND you can run it through a switch and route it wherever you want!

    Jamator tJamator tAcum 8 Zile
  • Dvi and s-video are the only two i'm aware of the were not named

    icyphilippeicyphilippeAcum 9 Zile
  • is RS-232 the same as SCART?

    Marcus IrelandMarcus IrelandAcum 9 Zile
  • I have a whole box of SCART cables and adapters. Gimme your address (and the shipping expenses) and it's yours.. :)

    EliFanEliFanAcum 9 Zile
  • As a french i never heard the term scart before Only peritel

    AnthonyAnthonyAcum 9 Zile
  • Im still using VGA in my monitor

    Krystian WojtasKrystian WojtasAcum 9 Zile
  • I love how youtube notifies me 6 days later after the vid was posted

    dolita windodolita windoAcum 9 Zile
  • “THICC”

    ODNUODNUAcum 9 Zile
  • scsi cables

    MikeazyMikeazyAcum 9 Zile
  • We used SCART last chrismas to play a DVD on some old dvd player :D Unsurprisingly, the picture wasn't that good ^^ That said: my ~5isch old smart TV still has a SCART connector :-o edit: And regarding obscure ones... Mini DVI Not sure why Apple had to use that crap on their macs in 2008 or so

    Noch_ein_KamelNoch_ein_KamelAcum 9 Zile
    • Anthony the reason why I watch Linus videos

      dolita windodolita windoAcum 9 Zile
  • Lol i have so many scart cables, somebody wants to buy some :)

    RomanRomanAcum 9 Zile
  • I see Anthony, I click. Never had those RCA things, always used SCART here in Europe for TV stuff. But I still do have some VGA and DVI setups running. You didn't mention the plug the Amigas had though. 3:59: Yeah, Centronics! But TBH, I don't miss those.

    Rainbow DashRainbow DashAcum 9 Zile
  • With the advent of streaming, it's cheaper overall just to use wifi to stream directly to the tv you're watching. The video preloads into RAM, so there's no lost quality over wiring.

    Midnight MechanicMidnight MechanicAcum 9 Zile
  • Honestly I don't exactly know what it is about Anthony, but I would listen to that lad read a phone book. Maybe its just how knowledgeable he has proven himself over and over. He always has something amazing to add to the conversation

    Robert DillaneRobert DillaneAcum 9 Zile
  • i wish he talked about the DVI, DVI -, DVI +

    CalebCalebAcum 9 Zile
  • 1:00 ''It allowed bidirectional communication'. And one day you hooked up two VCRs to copy a tape and spent some time trying to find out why it is not working. It worked only one way, because you grabbed a cheap undirectional cable.

    Chem Busta RhymesChem Busta RhymesAcum 9 Zile
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