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11153 Views 10 Replies Latest reply: Oct 23, 2008 3:27 PM by andrewst4s
It does. I have one and its the same connection as both phones. It works fine. I got it from O2. Genuine Apple.MACBOOK 4, Mac OS X (10.5.4), Leopard 2.1 GHZ 250 GB HDD 4GB RAM Iphone 1 and 3G
Some non-Apple adapters may work, but the plugs are not labelled correctly for Apple. i.e. the video may be on one of the audio outputs. Try each of them to find the video and left and right audio.Mac Pro (Early 2008), Mac OS X (10.5.4)
This article provides more information about the adapters that work with the iPhone.
You can use the Apple Composite AV Cable or the Apple Component AV Cable.
JasonMBP 2.0, 2GB ram, Mac OS X (10.5.4)
So I got a third-party AV composite cable that was listed as being compatible with iPod Classic, Nano (video), touch, and iPhone. I plugged it in between my iPhone 3G and my TV, and only audio got to the TV, no video.
I tried it again a little later, and was surprised to see that video was working! Great, I thought. But after about 2 minutes of flawless playback on the TV, the iPhone just quit playing that video and went back to the video selection screen where I had chosen the video. That is, the iPod app did not crash because iPhone didn't go back to the homescreen. It's just the video stopped playing. And then I couldn't get the video to play on the TV again. After unplugging and replugging the cable several times, I got another video to start playing on the TV, and again after just a minute or so it stopped.
Also, several times I got a message on the iPhone 3G: "This accessory not made to work with iPhone." but it's supposedly compatible with iPhone!
I wonder if this is a problem with this particular cable, or if it's a bug in the iPhone 3G, or if Apple has somehow made it so that we can only use their particular AV cable?
Seeing as how I only paid $16 including shipping for this cable, it's not a huge deal, but I want to make sure that the iPhone 3G should be able to output TV properly before I fork over $50 for the apple-blessed cable. When the video connection WAS working, the video and audio were great. No flaws, no interference (I had the iphone in Airplane mode for some of the time, but the first time I got the video to play on the TV, it was NOT in Airplane mode).
My hunch is that there's an iPhone 3G bug. But if someone is able to output video to a TV from the iPhone 3G without problems, I'd love to be proven wrong.Al Powerbook G4 1.67 GHz, Mac OS X (10.5.2)
Currently Being ModeratedAug 13, 2008 8:13 AM (in response to clarkkent26)Hey thanx for the input about the tv-out adapter, what ended up happening was I returned the 3rd party adapter to Radio Shack and got the Apple adapter instead. It was kinda my own fault cuz i purchased the 3rd party adapter for $29.99 and I was just plain old being a cheapskate (lol) for not just spending an extra $20. and getting a genuine Apple adapter that I knew would 100% be compatible for $49.99. The only regret was that Radio Shack only had the non-HD version of the Apple adapter so I'll just make due untill I find the HD tv-out adapter a little cheaper on-line or something, but again thanx for the input!!
P.S. It's pretty cool watching Youtube or a video from my Iphone displayed on my LCD flatscreen!!!Sony Vaio, Windows XP, Windows XP Media center Edition SP3
Currently Being ModeratedAug 14, 2008 10:53 PM (in response to George Psalmanazar)No, it cannot display web pages or pictures from web sites. What you can do is save a picture from a website by pressing and holding the image and then tapping "Save Image." You can then view the picture on the TV because it is saved under your photos.
AV out only supports saved pictures, YouTube and other iPhone-optimized web videos, music, and movies saved on the iPhone.Dell Dimension 5150, iPod Video 80GB, Original iPhone 8GB + iPhone 3G 16 GB, Windows XP, XP Home Edition (SP2) nVidia GeForce 7900 GS Intel Pentium 4 Processor
Currently Being ModeratedOct 23, 2008 11:13 AM (in response to eaglesflight1258)This *****, i thought I was going to be able to by-pass the $60 a month data fee by using this feature to display web pages on my MAC while in the RV. I can tether by hacking but it only works over EDGE, and that is like watching paint dry.iMac 24 & iMAC 20, Mac OS X (10.5.5), iMAC 24" 2.33 3Gig & iMAC 20" 2.66 4Gig
Borrowed a mates genuine AV cable, movies and viewing phots works fine on 3G. Didn't think to check, does anyone konw if you can view a powerpoint attachment in an email via AV cable to TV?Dell, Windows XP Pro, iPhone 3G