iPhones, iPods, and iPads forum: Why is my iPhone Component Cable not working?

by: subbyhasan October 22, 2011 11:03 AM PDT

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Why is my iPhone Component Cable not working?

by subbyhasan - 10/22/11 11:03 AM

Hello, newbie so go easy happy

Right, recently I bought a nice and cheap component cable from eBay: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/RCA-AV-TV-USB-COMPONENT-CABLE-IPHONE-3G-IPOD-/270588106923?pt=UK_Computing_CablesConnectors_RL&hash=item3f004ed8ab

Received it and connected it to a 3G to find that nothing appeared on my TV. (the cable etc was connected up right, I checked everything). I then used Google to find I needed an App or two from Cydia to make a 3rd party cable work so I downloaded DisplayOut to my iPhone 3G. The iPhone screen appeared fine on my TV but there was constant flashing. By this I mean every few seconds the screen would flash to black for no reason and then would reappear a few seconds later.(the screen on the iPhone was fine at the time, that didn't flash, only the TV screen did)

I then downloaded DisplayOut on my sister's 3GS to find the EXACT same thing happened (the TV screen kept flashing) Just this week I discovered another app, TVOut Mirror 2 and deleted DisplayOut and downloaded that. The EXACT same thing happened.

I don't know what is wrong, I'm sure it's my cable as I've tried 2 iPhones and various Cydia apps but I'm not sure, is there an easy fix or an app that fixes everything?

Any help is welcomed happy

Thanks

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