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How to connect a PC to and old TV, using a SCART cable

If you already have your PC connected to a TV with the S-VIDEO cable or through a composite cable, this SCART cable will improve the image quality dramatically.

Make sure that your TV supports RGB signals through the SCART cable. Check your TV manual.

Needed parts

  • Ati Radeon graphic card
    Ati Radeon graphic card, 7500 model and newer
  • VGA male connector
    VGA connector (male)
  • SCART
    SCART (male)
  • 3.5 mm jack
    3,5 mm stereo jack
  • 12 wires cable
    3 m cable (12 wires)
  • audio cable
    1 m stereo audio cable (2x2 wires)

Mounting scheme

Final assembly
  • 1. PC with Ati Radeon 7500 (or newer model), with PowerStrip installed
  • 2. VGA (male)
  • 3. 3.5 mm stereo audio jack
  • 4. Audio cable (2x2 wires)
  • 5. 12 wires cable
  • 6. Scart (male)
  • 7. CRT TV

Connectors

SCART
SCART SCART pins This is where the wires will be soldered to
SCART Outer view
VGA connector
VGA connector VGA connector pins This is where the wires will be soldered to
VGA connector Outer view
3.5 mm audio stereo jack
Stereo 3.5 mm jack

1. Left

2. Right

3. Ground

Connections

VGA connector and 3.5 mm audio connector   SCART
VGA connector 1 Connects to 15 Euroconector
2 Connects to 11
3 Connects to 7
6 Connects to 13
7 Connects to 9
8 Connects to 5
10 Connects to 17
13 Connects to 20
3.5 mm jack (left) Left Connects to 6
3.5 mm jack (right) Right Connects to 2
3.5 mm jack (ground) Ground Connects to 4
Final assembly