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Official Nintendo Wii Component Video Cable

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  mixed feelings

| | See all andybgc's reviews (19)

i have to admit i have mixed feelings about this cable. ok its probably the best picture you will get on the wii, that is if you compare it to the original cables that come with the console. I started out with them and firstly upgraded to the offical rgb scart cable as i did not have a hd tv, this makes a huge difference in my opinion. ( yes i changed the settings of the console ) However, upgrading from the rgb scart cable to this hd cable with my new tv doesn't really give that much of a better picture. As people have stated the wii cant show 720 or 1080 resolution so its not gonna look as good as a 360 or ps3. plus if you have a 360 then you will have to get a new cable ( either vga or hdmi ) for that as this will take up the component conections on your tv. My advice........ if you dont have any other games consoles get this. if you already have a 360 or ps3 then the rgb scart cable will perform nearly as well.

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  Extension

| | See all DoctorDowns's reviews (3)

To Tubescreamer: Not that it makes this item any better in itself, but if you want to connect the audio phono plugs to a receiver instead of your telly, just use a phono (audio composite) extension cord. Shouldn't cost you a whole lot.

  For 480p/576p, do we really need this?

| | See all wiigotit's reviews (3)

The wii only output 480p (NTSC) or 576p (PAL) video signal. Having this cable will not make the video signal output become 720p, 1080i or 1080p. You should not be buying this cable because you think the resolution would be higher. (It won't!) The reason to buy this cable should be after improving the video signal quality. (Actually the original RCA cable/SCART converter which comes with the wii, is not too bad already.)

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  Does the job...

| | See all Tubescreamer's reviews (1)

A must have for anyone with a HD-TV.

Only problem I had is with the short stereo cables. I wanted to plug them into my amp but had to settle with plugging them into the TV.

So if you like having your consoles sound coming out of a hi-fi instead of the TV it might be worth looking into the other component cables to see if the leads are longer.

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  No sound?

| | See all popmanw's reviews (2)

I just got the component cable but there is no sockets to put the red/white audio cables in. So no there is no sound?

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  Essential

| | See all Strap256's reviews (2)

This is a must-have for anyone with a Wii and an HDTV/EDTV. Completely removes fuzz from the screen, leaving a perfectly sharp image- the way the game was intended to be played.

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  No more fuzz!

| | See all tranceforma's reviews (4)

This is a must if you have a Wii and a HDTV. It removes all of the fuzz around the images and gives you a much clearer output.

However the person who wrote that it didn't make any difference obviously forgot to change the output setting in the Wii options which changes it to 480p.

This is not true HD by any means but it does make the graphics on your Wii far superior :)

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  sorry didnt notice any difference...

| | See all piiwii's reviews (6)

if anything its more sharpe block looking and sound quality hasn't change.

its not all that & i wasted my money!

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  hd

| | See all mudshark's reviews (4)

if u have a hd tv this cable a must for the wii, graphics become very sharp n clear, it like playing different games , well recommended, i just need a new lead fior my 360 now as it used the slots

  A must to experience the Wii Visuals at there best

| | See all niftyuk's reviews (184)

If you have an HD TV with component inputs then you must get this cable, it scales your Wii visuals to 480p (480 horizontal lines scanned progressively).

Although this is not High definition - HD being 720p, 1080i or 1080p. This cable removes the pixelation you get from the standard composite connection. Fits it to your Widescreen display so the aspect ratio is fine, and allows you to connect it to your home cinema amp to enjoy Dolby Prologic 2 if you can decode it.

A must buy for any HDTV owner - The difference is remakable

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