Feeds

Bluedelta extends SmartSCART AV connector

Even more SCART, S-video and RCA ports

3 Big data security analytics techniques

Bluedelta Designs has updated is SmartSCART router, increasing not only the number of SCART connections it can intelligently and automatically route signals between but also adding stereo audio and a pair of RCA compostite video and two S-video inputs too.

The SmartSCART Plus has six SCART inputs and a seventh SCART connector dedicated to the TV. The device watches out for signals coming in from any of the eight inputs - the RCA and S-video pairings each operate as a single input - and routes the signal to the output.

If more than one input is active - you're playing a DVD and your Freeview set-top box is running, it will choose which signal to output according to a port number - the further the port is on the device from the output connector, the higher its priority.

The unit will also route input signals from the set-top box to, say, the VCR, allowing you to record a programme while watching a DVD or playing a games console. Each connector is fully shielded, Bluedelta said, and each as its own signal amplifier too.

Three inputs have video sensing circuitry to help cater for devices that don't have automatic SCART control - step forward, games consoles. One port has auto-blanking for home cinema kit like 5.1 decoders, and another port supports video senders. All the ports are clearly labelled so you know where to connect each of your AV devices.

The original SmartSCART was a blessing for folk with a one-SCART telly, and the new version comes as punters start kitting themselves up with new devices like PVRs and DVD recorders for the summer's sporting events. The new model is available now and costs £59.95 from Bluedelta. ®

bluedelta smartscart plus

SANS - Survey on application security programs

More from The Register

next story
Leaked pics show EMBIGGENED iPhone 6 screen
Fat-fingered fanbois rejoice over Chinternet snaps
Oh no, Joe: WinPhone users already griping over 8.1 mega-update
Hang on. Which bit of Developer Preview don't you understand?
Microsoft lobs pre-release Windows Phone 8.1 at devs who dare
App makers can load it before anyone else, but if they do they're stuck with it
Rounded corners? Pah! Amazon's '3D phone has eye-tracking tech'
Now THAT'S what we call a proper new feature
Zucker punched: Google gobbles Facebook-wooed Titan Aerospace
Up, up and away in my beautiful balloon flying broadband-bot
True optical zoom coming to HTC smartphone cameras
Time to ditch that heavy DSLR? Maybe in a year, year and a half
US mobile firms cave on kill switch, agree to install anti-theft code
Slow and kludgy rollout will protect corporate profits
Sony battery recall as VAIO goes out with a bang, not a whimper
The perils of having Panasonic as a partner
Report: Apple seeking to raise iPhone 6 price by a HUNDRED BUCKS
'Well, that 5c experiment didn't go so well – let's try the other direction'
prev story

Whitepapers

SANS - Survey on application security programs
In this whitepaper learn about the state of application security programs and practices of 488 surveyed respondents, and discover how mature and effective these programs are.
Combat fraud and increase customer satisfaction
Based on their experience using HP ArcSight Enterprise Security Manager for IT security operations, Finansbank moved to HP ArcSight ESM for fraud management.
The benefits of software based PBX
Why you should break free from your proprietary PBX and how to leverage your existing server hardware.
Top three mobile application threats
Learn about three of the top mobile application security threats facing businesses today and recommendations on how to mitigate the risk.
3 Big data security analytics techniques
Applying these Big Data security analytics techniques can help you make your business safer by detecting attacks early, before significant damage is done.