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Connect a SONY Playstation 2 video game to an A/V Receiver and TV. 

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o SONY Playstation 2 game system.
o A/V Receiver.
o Surround sound loudspeakers.
o Gamelink200 cable.
o Lightwave100 cable.
o TV.
o Composite video cable.

Why would you want this configuration?
You can use your loudspeakers instead of the tiny speakers in your TV. This enhances your game experience.
SONY Playstation 2 can also play Audio CDs and DVDs.

What can you do with this configuration?
o Play video games, 
o Listen to audio thru high-end loudspeakers, 
o Use switching capability on A/V receiver, 
o Decode digital audio using A/V receiver.

What settings do you need for this configuration?
The TV will need to be set to Line 1 (L1) to receive the video output from the A/V receiver.
The A/V receiver will need to be set to line for Playstation in order to get the Playstation output. 

Cable configuration explanation
The Gamelink cable has multiple pins for audio and video. 
S-Video and component video Gamelink cables are also available.

Pin Name Description
1 GND Ground
2 RT Right Audio
3 GND Ground
4 LT Left Audio
5 Y S-Video Y
6 SYNC Composite Sync
7 C S-Video C
8 VGND Video Ground
9 B Blue
10 +5V +5 VDC
11 R Red
12 G Green


The TV is connected to the MONITOR output on the A/V receiver for video.

Cable: Gamelink300 S-video with 12 pin hookup to Sony PS2 AV out port

  • Product: PlayStation 2
  • Color: Black
  • Release Date: November 1st , 2004 
  • Suggested Retail Price: $149.99
  • Dimensions: 230 mm (W) ?28 mm (H) ?152 mm (D)
  • Weight: 900g, or about 45% of the old model
  • Power requirements: DC 8.5V
  • Compatible format: PlayStation format CD-ROM, PlayStation 2 format CD-ROM, PlayStation 2 format DVD-ROM, Audio CD, DVD-Video*, DVD-RW (VR mode), 
    * The term "DVD-Video" is used to refer to DVD-R, DVD-RW (Video mode), DVD+R and DVD+RW discs.

  • Interfaces: Controller Port x 2, MEMORY CARD slot x 2, USB connector x 2, NETWORK connector x 1 (100BASE-TX/10BASE-T), LINE connector x 1
    (modem : RJ-11C), DC IN 8.5V connector x 1, 
    AV MULTI OUT connector x 1, 
    DIGITAL OUT (OPTICAL ) connector x 1

  • Included: PlayStation 2 console x 1, Analog Controller (DUALSHOCK?2) x 1, 
    AV Cable (integrated audio/video) x 1, AC Adaptor (AC power cord included) x 1

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