What a DIN!

Useful guide to what the different DIN cables are used for: Cables To Go – DIN Connector Guide.

I found a cable in my Big Boy’s Box of Interesting Things™ and wasn’t sure what it’s for. It was a 4-pin DIN to 4-pin DIN.

The 4-pin mini-DIN connector is most often used for S-video applications.

Now I know.

And so do you. Which I’m sure will be useful if you ever come round and need to do some S-video work and forget to bring that all-important 4-pin DIN to 4-pin DIN cable.

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Gareth Saunders

I’m Gareth J M Saunders, 48 years old, 6′ 4″, father of 3 boys (including twins). Enneagram type FOUR and introvert, I am a non-stipendiary priest in the Scottish Episcopal Church, I sing with the NYCGB alumni choir, play guitar, write, draw and laugh… a lot. Scrum master at Vision Ltd, Dundee. Latterly, web architect and agile project manager at the University of St Andrews and former warden at Agnes Blackadder Hall.

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