Author Topic: LaserActive S-Video mod: site pinout wrong?  (Read 2711 times)

Offline fandangos

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LaserActive S-Video mod: site pinout wrong?
« on: November 15, 2013, 06:26:22 AM »
Hey there my friends.

I did the RGB mod on the LaserActive and it's working flawlessly! Now I went for S-Video for optimal LD playback and gameplay but I believe the pinout on the site is wrong or there's something really wrong here.

Since this is a simple mod I can't figure out the problem. I even checked if Y and C weren't inverted and they are fine.

Here's the picture of the points I soldered:



Purple is Y
Brown is GND (common to both)
Yellow is C

This is one of those times when the most simplistic mod goes wrong O.o

Offline AlmostOriginal

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Re: LaserActive S-Video mod: site pinout wrong?
« Reply #1 on: March 01, 2014, 12:10:18 AM »
Where is the other wire going? Have you tried to attach the other ground wire like this?

http://www.gamesx.com/grafx/lamod3.jpg

Offline gojirien

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Re: LaserActive S-Video mod: site pinout wrong?
« Reply #2 on: December 13, 2017, 08:30:22 AM »
Sorry for necro update, i've done this mod too for Ld playback, and it doesn't work. Check the wires and solder points, i see nothing wrong.

The rgb mod works great though^^'.


Offline kendrick

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Re: LaserActive S-Video mod: site pinout wrong?
« Reply #3 on: December 13, 2017, 11:37:42 PM »
I've done a little independent research, which seems to indicate that the S-video mod on the Laseractive isn't universally applicable. That is to say, there might be a variant video encoder (like we had in the Genesis/Megadrive) which is missing that output. I don't have any proof yet, at least nothing that I'm confident posting.

Offline gojirien

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Re: LaserActive S-Video mod: site pinout wrong?
« Reply #4 on: December 21, 2017, 08:56:28 PM »
Oh interesting, thanks.

This mod isn't really necessary in my case, but would have good for Ld playback though.