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i cant get a video signal on my hacked camcorder CRT? Answered

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im trying to make a night vision scope and i cannot get the video on my screen i can get it lit but thats about it 

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lemonie (author)2012-02-19
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phunky_phantom (author)lemonie2012-02-19

i didnt break it i took it off an old camcorder to use to make a mini nightvision scobe for a buddy of mine but i cant seem to get the video imput right

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lemonie (author)phunky_phantom2012-02-19

You're using the same video connections the viewfinder I guess, but what signal are you feeding it?

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phunky_phantom (author)lemonie2012-02-20

yeah i found the video cable by touching it on the negative/ground wire but i cant get the video i was trying to streem a dvd player to it

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lemonie (author)phunky_phantom2012-02-20

I thought these things were analogue-in, I guess you're using composite-video-out? But other than that I'm running out of ideas..

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phunky_phantom (author)lemonie2012-02-20

yes i heard that they take composite video in so i have tried a dvd player composite cable stripped and pressed on.. no such luck so far

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Re-design (author)2012-02-18

Not enough details. What is your video source?

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phunky_phantom (author)Re-design2012-02-18

i have a dvd player player with the video out cable cut at the end so it exposes two cables an inner core and an exterior

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Re-design (author)phunky_phantom2012-02-18

I don't know what the input to the view finder was but I doubt that it was the same as the output of the dvd player. Have you done any research on what the view finder is expecting?

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phunky_phantom (author)Re-design2012-02-18

somebody suggested data sheets to me but i do not understand where to look on the board to tell me what to search for.. i honestly have just seen a few videos of people using them to play game cube and mini cctv camera.. im trying to make a monocular for my friend in the reserves, can you offer any help.. im abit of a novice to this

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