iPod connecting to TV... HELP!!

Discussion in 'iPod' started by Rob A, Apr 17, 2009.

  1. Rob A macrumors newbie

    Jan 19, 2006
    Hi guys, I have the old 60gb iPod (about 2 years old, 4th gen I think) and I have just bought the componant AV cable from the apple store (Here) and tried to connect it to my samsung HDTV.

    For some reason, it doesn't appear on my TV and sometimes it just comes up with 'not compatible'. As far as I know my TV is definetly HD (not the FULL 1080p though) as I have played my Xbox through componant and my PS3 through HDMI.

    Also, if I take out the green cable, and swap them around, I can get the image crystal clear in either black and white, green or red. But then as soon as I put the cables in the right order, no picture just sound!

    What is the problem? Is it my iPod? My TV?

    Thanks for any help guys!!
  2. BobC macrumors newbie


    Apr 15, 2007
    Providence, RI
    Only newer iPods...

    The iPods didn't start supporting Component (red, green & blue leads) video until the iPod Classic and the 3rd generation Nano were released.

    Earlier, starting with the iPod Photo and the 5th generation iPods (sometimes called the iPod Video), Composite (yellow) video was available, and if you had the Universal Dock, you could also get S-video. But not Component.
  3. craiguss macrumors newbie

    Apr 28, 2009
    iphone to projector .... apps ?

    right i have an iphone and i have apps on my iphone that i want to use to teach with ... for example .. youtube andd some pictures and things like that

    i have bought a component av cable and it works with my video's on the projector. but i cannot get my applications showing?
    is it possible to do itt if soo helpp!! please!
    it woudl make my life soo much easier :D
  4. benllmac macrumors newbie

    May 7, 2009
    Works with my iphone, and looks like it works with the nano

    I got my iphone (the old one) streaming youtube onto my tv with a component video cable, but I don't like the idea of leaving my phone sitting out there in the open - maybe it'll ring at the wrong moment and kill the app.

    Anyone try it with a nano? Anyone ever try this company out and get the ipod? triplediscountdisplays.com Is it for real?


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