TV Connectors and Ports Infographic

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TV Connectors and Ports

TV Connectors and Ports

With so many types of choices when purchasing a new television, TV connectors and ports can be incredibly confusing. But there is logic behind all those different cables connected to the television. In this TV connectors and ports infographic, Multimedia Tech covers all the kind of connections then explains their functionality in a simple way to understand how electronics systems are integrated. Regardless if the TV is on a TV stand of mounted on the wall with a TV mount.

TV Connectors and Ports

Infographic showing 8 different TV connectors and ports

Today’s new televisions are equipped with different types of connectors and ports. Figuring out what connects where can be confusing.

TV Connectors and Ports Definition

TV Connectors and Ports Definition

HDMI cables transmit audio, video, control signals, low voltage power, ethernet and copyright protection (HDCP).

TV Connectors and Ports HDMI

TV Connectors and Ports HDMI

An optical cable uses a fiber optical cable to transmit a digital audio signal.

TV Connectors and Ports Optical Digital Cable

TV Connectors and Ports Optical Digital Cable

An ethernet cable is used when connecting a TV to the internet. A hardwired connection is faster and more reliable.

TV Connectors and Ports Ethernet Cable

TV Connectors and Ports Ethernet Cable

USB is used to transfer audio, video, data and even charging components.

TV Connectors and Ports USB Cable

TV Connectors and Ports USB Cable

Component Video Cables transmit high quality analog video. Commonly referred as analog HD

TV Connectors and Ports Component Video Cable

TV Connectors and Ports Component Video Cable

A composite video cable transmits analog video signals.

TV Connectors and Ports Composite Video Cable

TV Connectors and Ports Composite Video Cable

RCA audio cables transmit analog signals. Mostly with stereo format.

TV Connectors and Ports RCA Audio Cables

TV Connectors and Ports RCA Audio Cables

An Auxiliary cable transmits analog audio signals using a 3.5 mm connector.

TV Connectors and Ports Auxiliary Cable

TV Connectors and Ports Auxiliary Cable

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These are all the ports and connectors that new televisions come with. Understanding what cables to use and what is compatible with what when setting up a television can be frustrating. We hope that this infographic will assist you to better visualize how ports and connectors integrate with a new television. And how to make sure that audio, video, control, low power and data are integrated better.