Register FAQ / Rules Forum Spy Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
Go Back   MacRumors Forums > iPhone, iPod and iPad > iPod

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old Sep 5, 2007, 09:03 PM   #1
Shorties
macrumors 6502a
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Southern California
TV out on iPod Classic

Anyone know if the iPod classic allows video out, out of the iPod Headphone port like the 5Gen iPods. I saw they have new kinds of cables that plug into the dock connector and I don't want to have to order one if I don't need it. (I currently have a AV cable for my 5Gen iPod) Does anyone know? I am ordering one tomorrow at 7AM (Waiting for my hold on my bank account to lift) And I need to know if I need to buy new cables. Also did they add a on screen menu to the TV out now?
__________________
17 inch Macbook Pro 2007 Black iPhone 5 32GB Sandy Bridge i7 Hackintosh
Shorties is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Sep 5, 2007, 09:21 PM   #2
tuosfan
macrumors member
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
there are component and composite cables available on apple's website that connect to the bottom of the ipod classic and ipod touch for video out capability
tuosfan is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Sep 5, 2007, 09:22 PM   #3
gkarris
macrumors 604
 
gkarris's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: "No escape from Reality..."
The original video cables seem to be listed as an accessory as well. The new one with the dock connector is only for the new iPods and allows for component, where as the headphone jack allows for composite...

My question is that all these new iPods on the dock I can assume that the S-Video will work as well?
__________________
"This gate's plastic." Captain Carter, Stargate SG-1, "Touchstone"
gkarris is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Sep 5, 2007, 09:36 PM   #4
Shorties
Thread Starter
macrumors 6502a
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Southern California
Quote:
Originally Posted by gkarris View Post
The original video cables seem to be listed as an accessory as well. The new one with the dock connector is only for the new iPods and allows for component, where as the headphone jack allows for composite...

My question is that all these new iPods on the dock I can assume that the S-Video will work as well?
You sure? http://store.apple.com/1-800-MY-APPL...&nplm=M9765G/B that says iPod photo and iPod with Video only
__________________
17 inch Macbook Pro 2007 Black iPhone 5 32GB Sandy Bridge i7 Hackintosh
Shorties is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Sep 5, 2007, 09:41 PM   #5
gkarris
macrumors 604
 
gkarris's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: "No escape from Reality..."
Quote:
Originally Posted by Shorties View Post
You sure? http://store.apple.com/1-800-MY-APPL...&nplm=M9765G/B that says iPod photo and iPod with Video only
But Steve said that these iPods fit into the current iPod environment so I would imagine the video cable and dock will work with them as well.

You can only use the new component cables with the new iPods. What's a person who buys the new iPods going to do if they want to just hook it up to an older set?
__________________
"This gate's plastic." Captain Carter, Stargate SG-1, "Touchstone"
gkarris is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Sep 5, 2007, 09:53 PM   #6
Shorties
Thread Starter
macrumors 6502a
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Southern California
Quote:
Originally Posted by gkarris View Post
But Steve said that these iPods fit into the current iPod environment so I would imagine the video cable and dock will work with them as well.

You can only use the new component cables with the new iPods. What's a person who buys the new iPods going to do if they want to just hook it up to an older set?
No you can buy composite ones too, they connect to the dock connector in the same fashion that the component ones do. http://store.apple.com/1-800-MY-APPL...nplm=MB129LL/A Which is why I am wondering if the ones that connect through the iPod headphones jack is incompatible with the new iPod classic.
__________________
17 inch Macbook Pro 2007 Black iPhone 5 32GB Sandy Bridge i7 Hackintosh
Shorties is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Sep 5, 2007, 10:04 PM   #7
gkarris
macrumors 604
 
gkarris's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: "No escape from Reality..."
Quote:
Originally Posted by Shorties View Post
No you can buy composite ones too, they connect to the dock connector in the same fashion that the component ones do. http://store.apple.com/1-800-MY-APPL...nplm=MB129LL/A Which is why I am wondering if the ones that connect through the iPod headphones jack is incompatible with the new iPod classic.
Okay. The best thing to do is call Apple to ask...
__________________
"This gate's plastic." Captain Carter, Stargate SG-1, "Touchstone"
gkarris is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Sep 5, 2007, 10:35 PM   #8
Shorties
Thread Starter
macrumors 6502a
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Southern California
Quote:
Originally Posted by gkarris View Post
Okay. The best thing to do is call Apple to ask...
Wow why the heck didn't I think of that. I called them, and they weren't too sure either but from what I understand they were saying that these 2 cables (The component and composite cables) are the only ones compatible with the classic. Considering they don't ship the cables for another 3 weeks and I am ordering my classic in less then 11 hours I will find out first hand and then decide if I need them. (Plus I always have my 30GB 5TH Gen that I can use as a player for the TV when needed so I might not need the cables for the TV anyway). Anyway when I get it I will report back here with the results unless someone else can first.
__________________
17 inch Macbook Pro 2007 Black iPhone 5 32GB Sandy Bridge i7 Hackintosh
Shorties is offline   0 Reply With Quote

Reply
MacRumors Forums > iPhone, iPod and iPad > iPod

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Will there ever be a new iPod Classic? ManuelGnR iPod 38 Dec 2, 2012 09:04 PM
Took apart iPod Classic, broke it. New iPod or just new hard drive? chocolate632 iPod 20 Aug 12, 2011 01:13 AM
iPod Classic Colour Battle (Black vs Silver) -BigMac- iPod 14 May 20, 2011 01:20 PM
Was the iPod Classic 5th Gen made by HP? cootersgarage6 iPod 1 Jan 30, 2011 12:09 AM
TV OUT on IPOD TOUCH GENERATION 2 robbo iPod touch 1 Sep 15, 2008 02:27 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:08 PM.

Mac Rumors | Mac | iPhone | iPhone Game Reviews | iPhone Apps

Mobile Version | Fixed | Fluid | Fluid HD
Copyright 2002-2013, MacRumors.com, LLC