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I'm looking for an cable (adapter or something) that can connect a

4-pin mini-DIN S-Video out

4-pin mini-DIN connector

to a:

HDMI in

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The reason being I have an ancient piece of specialized equipment (no it's not a DVD- player) that only outputs to S-Video (4-pin) and the modern display only accepts HDMI input. By the way, this is not a home theater question.

So far I've only managed to obtain a 7-pin mini-DIN S-Video out to HDMI in.

Does anyone know where to get a 4-pin mini-DIN S-Video out to HDMI in cable (if there's such a thing)?

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You can't do it simply with a cable. HDMI is digital, S video is just b+w and color analog analog signals. YOu would need some sort of adapter with a graphics chipset. –  Martin Beckett Jul 24 '09 at 17:08

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The following appears to offer a 4-pin S-Video to HDMI conversion:

http://www.svideo.com/sv2hdmi.html

A similar item, but with a bit more detail on what it supports:

http://www.keene.co.uk/electronic/tv-one/tv-one-1t-vs-622-video--stereo-audio-to-hdmi-conv/1TVS622.html

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+1 @Sliff, thanks for the quick answer. I'll check them out. superuser.com is amazing. ;-) –  GeneQ Jul 24 '09 at 15:42

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