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Very bad buzzing sound when useing video cable

I bought this video cable for an easier hookup for a sega genesis1601 for improved graphics and sound well the graphics are ok but the sound has alot of fuzzy noise hard to here music and other sounds over it bought cable on line with yellow and red jacks the book says the jacks should be yellow and white could this be the wrong cable,And are all the pins on the Video jack used because the cable they sent me do's not use all the pins thanks for any help

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Have you cleaned the Sega? What I mean is where the casset game goes. Push down the little flap, and there should be a little strip with contacts on the inside. Just clean it with a cotton swab and alcohol. And also, clean all your games also the same way.

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The Sega Megadrive was notorious for similar issues with its sound. It has been reported that you can alleviate the problem by using an RF cable connection instead of the AV cable. (you would need to get your hands on an RF cable though)

Some people have relayed the issue to a grounding problem and that you might need to look at other items that are attached to the same power source. (although I find this not likely with the Megadrive)

Sometimes it could also be just a kink in one of the audio wires and that using only one of the red or white RCA plugs will sometimes bypass the issue.

Genesis is very picky about the exact amount of volts it takes in and even a fraction of a difference causes issues. Might be possible that just simply getting a new AC adapter might alleviate your problem as something might have caused your AC adapter to frag on you a bit?

Try pluging your red and white cables into a seperate speaker system to see if that changes the audio? Possably into your stereo system or external speaker units?

Hope one of these will assist you in the right direction?

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