What Is A Digital Audio Optical Cable? – Back To Basics 31
Jun14

What Is A Digital Audio Optical Cable? – Back To Basics 31

In back to basics lesson 31 I will answer the question what is a Digital Audio Optical Cable? A Digital Audio Optical Cable is a high quality audio cable that carries the signal of a TV show or movie from the source of the movie (the DVD player or TV) out to a surround sound system. here Digital Audio Optical Cables are made a clear or slightly tinted plastic or glass base, that’s wrapped in a protective sheathing.  Digital...

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HDMI Cables – Back To Basics 30
Jun07

HDMI Cables – Back To Basics 30

In back to Basics Lesson 30 we’re going to explain HDMI Cables, how their used today, and what kind of HDMI cable is best for you. HDMI is an acronym for High Definition Multimedia Interface and HDMI cables carry digital video and audio signals between home entertainment devices in one convenient cable size. Because of the one cable convenience the device appears to be the perfect cable for consumers to connect blue-ray players...

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Component Audio Video Cables – Back To Basics 29
May31

Component Audio Video Cables – Back To Basics 29

In Back to Basics 29 we’re going to get an understanding of component audio video cables.  Component audio video cables are a commonly used set of cables to connect HDTV’s Blue-ray Players, and home theater systems. The cable set consists of 5 individual connections, all of which are color coded. If you take note of the photo on the left, you can see that there are two cables for audio, red and white.  This particular set...

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S-Video Cables – Back To Basics 28
May20

S-Video Cables – Back To Basics 28

In back to basics lesson 28 were going to explore an older technology called S-video cables. An S-Video Cable is a single cable that carries out a signal going from either a VCR to television or from a DVD player to television. The quality of an S video cable is one step above a composite cable (single yellow cable) and one step below component cables (a set of red green and blue connections). S-Video cable connections are still...

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What Is An RCA Cable? – Back To Basics 27
May17

What Is An RCA Cable? – Back To Basics 27

In back to basics lesson 27 we’re going to answer the question, what is an RCA Cable? An RCA Cable is a series of three separate cables, that carry a stereo analog audio connection in a red and white cable, along with a component video signal in a yellow cable. RCA is an acronym for the Radio Corporation of America. RCA Cables are one of the most common cables in use today in devices such as Wii consoles  VCR’s DVD...

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LCD Screen History, Sizes And Practical Usage Tips – Back To Basics 26
May10

LCD Screen History, Sizes And Practical Usage Tips – Back To Basics 26

LCD’s or Liquid Crystal Displays are some of the most commonly used components inside of televisions, computer monitors, camcorders and hundreds of other electronic devices. In Back to Basics 26 we’re going to learn all about the history, the sizes, and the practical things you need to know to effective use LCD’s today. LCD History The Term Liquid Crystal first was coined Germany by an Austrian Botanist named...

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