Apple Composite AV Cable
Apple Composite AV Cable
Connect an iPod, iPhone or iPad to your television with the Apple Composite AV Cable, gather up your friends and watch videos or slideshows together on the big screen. You can also connect the Composite AV Cable to your stereo or powered speakers for a room-filling audio experience.
The Composite AV Cable connects to your device or Universal Dock via the 30-pin dock connector and to your TV, home cinema receiver or stereo receiver via the composite video and red/white analog audio ports. The cable also features a USB connector that you can plug in to a power source.
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- Composite AV Cable
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Questions & Answers
Answers from the community
What is the difference between component av cable and composite av cable
- Asked by Yong Won K from Orangeburg
- Dec 2, 2010
The Composite AV has 3 connections to your TV - the combined video signal and audio left and right. The Composite AV has 3 connections to your TV - the combined video signal and audio left and right. The Component AV cable has 3 connectors for video (separated into Red, Blue and Green signals to produce a better picture) and the left and right audio connectors.
Most older TVs that have AV inputs will have a set of composite inputs as will as some HDTVs, but typically only HDTVs have the Component inputs. Check your TVs inputs to see what you need. If the input on the TV has only 3 connectors (yellow, white and red) it is composite and if there are 5 connectors in the input grouping together you need the component cable. …
- Answered by Brian B from Montgomery
- Dec 2, 2010
Do these composite av cables fit iPad air.
- Asked by Ella A from Auburndale
- Dec 20, 2013
The 30 pin to lightning adapter does not support video throughput so this accessory is not compatibl The 30 pin to lightning adapter does not support video throughput so this accessory is not compatible with lightning-enabled devices. …
- Answered by Felipe M from Euless
- Jan 6, 2014
Can I watch my iPhone 5 videos on my tv?
- Asked by Miguel F from Santa Paula
- Oct 8, 2012
Not through this cable, I agree with the previous person, unless you purchase the HDMI cable, that w Not through this cable, I agree with the previous person, unless you purchase the HDMI cable, that works, but this cable does not show video if you have updated to IOS 6 …
- Answered by Jerald B from Raytown
- Oct 13, 2012
I have a composite cable red whit and yellow but my HDTV does not have a yellow connection it is blue
- Asked by Lorraine N from Boca Raton
- Jan 1, 2014
If I have an iPhone 5 with a 30pin to Lightning adapter and iOS 7, will I be able to watch movies I have dowloaded to my phone on a TV?
- Asked by Melody M from Cincinnati
- Jan 20, 2014
No. The 30pin-to-Lightning adapter does not allow video throughput; this makes the Composite AV Cabl No. The 30pin-to-Lightning adapter does not allow video throughput; this makes the Composite AV Cable pretty much useless for all Lightning-equipped iOS devices.
There is, however, a Lightning-to-HDMI adapter available in the Apple online store, which is compatible with the iPhone 5 and other iOS devices with a Lightning connector. I advise choosing that instead. …
- Answered by Edgar H from Louisville
- Feb 7, 2014
Will the Apple Composite AV cable work with an iPhone 5 -- with an adapter? Or will the analog audio be a problem?
- Asked by Gregory J from New Albany
- Sep 13, 2012
The audio will work (99% sure) because the converter between Lightning and 30 pin supports analog au The audio will work (99% sure) because the converter between Lightning and 30 pin supports analog audio out. The video (yellow cable) will not work :(
As far as I can tell, there is no way to support composite video on the iphone 5 without using an expensive converter box from VGA or HDMI. …
- Answered by Jerry R from Portsmouth
- Oct 9, 2012