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Ipod nano Hello, I have a question about my ipod nano. I currently have the cheaper white audio/video cable cord and I am trying to hook it up to my tv. The problem is, there is no video when I do so. The audio is working fine though. Radio Shack told me that I had to buy an apple video cord which is fifty dollars, but I thought that there may be a way for this to work. Could anyone help me?

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No you have to have that special cable which takes all 3 signals (video, left audio and right audio) out of the headphone jack and splits them into 3 separate cables for the TV.

This one here will do the trick:

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