What is a component cable RGB

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For information on the connection options and the operation of your TV set, we recommend that you refer to the operating instructions or the manufacturer's advice.

Connection with Wii AV cable - without a Scart adapter

The Wii AV cable has three so-called chinch plugs in the colors red, white and yellow.

1. Connect the stereo A / V cable to the “AV MULTI OUT” socket on the back of the Wii console.
2. Connect the three colored plugs of the stereo A / V cable to the marked sockets on the TV set.
3. Select the A / V channel * on your TV set (this is usually marked on the remote control as follows: EXT. 0, AV, A / V, [] <, - or similar).





Connection with Wii AV cable and Scart adapter

The Wii AV cable has three so-called chinch plugs in the colors red, white and yellow.

1. Connect the stereo A / V cable to the “AV MULTI OUT” socket on the back of the Wii console.
2. Connect the three colored plugs of the stereo A / V cable to the corresponding, color-coded sockets of the Scart adapter.
3. Connect the Scart adapter to a free Scart input socket on your TV set.
4. Select the A / V channel * on your TV set (this is usually marked as follows on the remote control: EXT., 0, AV, A / V, [] <, - or similar).


Connection with Wii component video cable

The Wii component video cable enables suitable Wii software to display images in full screen mode (also known as progressive scan). The cable has a total of five colored plugs - three in the colors green, blue and red for the picture and two plugs marked as "audio" in red and white for the sound.

1. Connect the Wii component video cable to the “AV MULTI OUT” socket on the back of the Wii console.
2. Insert the three colored plugs for the picture into the corresponding, color-coded sockets on your TV set and connect the two plugs marked as "audio" to the corresponding color-coded audio sockets.
3. Select the A / V channel * on your TV set (this is usually marked as follows on the remote control: EXT., 0, AV, A / V, [] <, - or similar).
4. Enable full-screen image transmission on the Wii. To do this, open the “Wii system settings” in the Wii menu under “Wii options”. Then select “Screen” then the option “TV” and finally “EDTV / HDTV (480p)”.


Connection with Wii RGB cable

The Wii RGB cable has a Scart connector.

1. Connect the Wii RGB cable to the “AV MULTI OUT” socket on the back of the Wii console.
2. Connect the Scart connection of the Wii RGB cable to the Scart input socket for RGB signals on your TV set.
3. Select the A / V channel * on your TV set (this is usually marked as follows on the remote control: EXT., 0, AV, A / V, [] <, - or similar).


* If your TV set offers several A / V connection options (e.g. Scart input socket (s) and chinch inputs), it probably also has several A / V programs.