S-Video pinout

S-Video pinout

Pin Signal Description
1 GND Ground (Y)
2 GND Ground (C)
3 Y Intensity (Luminance)
4 C Color (Chrominance)

About S-Video

4-contact plug Hosiden uses different lines for brightness (Y, brightness and synchronization of data) and colors (C, color). Division of signals of brightness and color allows to reach better quality of a picture in comparison with the composit interface of video. But in the world of analog connections on the first place on quality there is all componental interface HDTV which follows S-Video. Only digital signals like DVI provide higher quality of a picture.

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