US QL 8-PIN DIN

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US QL 8-PIN DIN

Postby lowrybt » Mon Apr 28, 2014 2:50 am

Hello,

I have a U.K. QL that I've successfully hooked up to my NTSC 1080p TV using a QL-SCART cable and SCART-HDMI converter box from HK. I've been pondering using the same set of connections (not the boring AV RCA port) to connect my US QL to the hi-def TV's HDMI port. Here's the thing. I remember reading somewhere that the 8-pin DIN that shipped with the US model had +5V added to one of the pins (maybe in place of the Composite PAL signal), so I'm worried I will fry something. Anyone have experience using the QL-SCART cables from Retro Gaming Cables and a SCART-HDMI converter to connect a US QL in this way?

Thanks,

Tom


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Re: US QL 8-PIN DIN

Postby lowrybt » Wed May 07, 2014 7:47 pm

Solved this on my own by trying it out and holding my breath. Everything worked fine. So, QL/SCART adapter cable plugged into SCART/HDMI converter in turn connected via HDMI cable to LCD TV works greater using the same 8-pin DIN video out cable on both US and UK versions of the QL.


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Re: US QL 8-PIN DIN

Postby tofro » Wed May 07, 2014 8:38 pm

Only see this now,

actually, there isn't a big chance that the QL monitor socket would be having +5V somewhere added only for US versions: It's already fully occupied in the European version. Simply no space for crazy experiments ;)

Pin Signal
1 Composite PAL
2 0 Volts DC 0V
3 Composite Mono Video
4 Composite Sync
5 Vertical Sync
6 Green
7 Red
8 Blue

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Re: US QL 8-PIN DIN

Postby bwinkel67 » Sat Jan 11, 2020 9:00 pm

So this is an old post, but just to confirm that indeed the US model has +5V added on pin 1 (I just measured it) and PAL composite does not work (pin 1 and 2) but monochrome composite does (pin 3 and 2). So curious, why the +5V on pin 1?


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Re: US QL 8-PIN DIN

Postby klausfrank » Tue Feb 04, 2020 4:19 pm

Hi
I have been lucky at the fleemarket, I got a Commodore 1084S monitor at the price of 10 GBP. I just had to clean it. My question is, is it possible that someone out there have a schematic of the cable between the QL and the monitor. Both have a 8 pin socket.

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Re: US QL 8-PIN DIN

Postby BSJR » Wed Feb 05, 2020 12:17 pm

klausfrank wrote:Hi
I have been lucky at the fleemarket, I got a Commodore 1084S monitor at the price of 10 GBP. I just had to clean it. My question is, is it possible that someone out there have a schematic of the cable between the QL and the monitor. Both have a 8 pin socket.

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When I got my 2nd hand 1084S a few years ago I found some pdf manuals but these only showed a 9D connection.
But I also found this image showing the TTL and analog RGB connections of my model.
I hope this helps.

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Re: US QL 8-PIN DIN

Postby klausfrank » Fri Feb 07, 2020 7:29 am

Thank you very much. :) :)

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