Posted on March 7, 2013 by KVMG-CMS   |  0 comments

S-Video male connectorS-Video female connectorThe "middle of the road" video signal, found on many older consumer grade video hardware. S-Video separates the picture into two separate components, Chrominance and Luminance. This lets the video signal bypass the comb filter, which helps maintain signal integrity.

S-video typically uses a 4-pin mini-DIN connector. Also known as S-VHS, or Super VHS, it was developed in the 80s by JVC as a response to attempts by Sony to corner the VCR market with their Beta technology.