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Old 08-07-07, 09:15 PM   #3
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Default Re: RCA vs. Component

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Originally Posted by annmay
Hi everyone, I just joined the forum.

I have a flat screen TV that takes a component signal, so I'm looking to hook that up. I know they sell component cables designated for each color but they look exactly like RCA cables with slightly thicker heads. Is there any different between the two cords, or can I save money and use RCAs?
No you can't use RCA cables in component jacks, they operate on different impedances (ohms).
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