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hey everyone,
im hoping to connect an ipad to a tv,
could anyone tell me the difference between the Apple Composite AV Cable, the Apple Component AV Cable, and the iPad Dock connector to VGA Adapter.

whats the difference between them and which would you recommend?

also whats the best format to use, i use videora to convert my videos to mp4 but there are lots of options(see below) and i dont know what any of them mean.

any help/tips would be greatly appreciated

H.264 480x320 768kbps Stereo/128kbps
H.264 480x320 768kbps Stereo/128kbps 2-Pass
H.264 480x320 768kbps Stereo/128kbps AviSynth
H.264 VGA 1024kbps Stereo/128kbps
H.264 VGA 1024kbps Stereo/128kbps 2-Pass
H.264 VGA 1024kbps Stereo/128kbps AviSynth
MPEG 480x320 768kbps Stereo/128kbps
MPEG 480x320 768kbps Stereo/128kbps 2-Pass
MPEG 480x320 768kbps Stereo/128kbps AviSynth
MPEG VGA 1024kbps Stereo/128kbps
MPEG VGA 1024kbps Stereo/128kbps 2-Pass
MPEG VGA 1024kbps Stereo/128kbps AviSynth

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Try have a look on this YouTube video. Dunno if it answer some of your questions.

YouTube - Connecting your iPad to a TV
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hey everyone,
im hoping to connect an ipad to a tv,
could anyone tell me the difference between the Apple Composite AV Cable,
TV quality

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the Apple Component AV Cable
DVD quality

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and the iPad Dock connector to VGA Adapter.
(barely) HD quality

Straight from Apple's iPad Tech Specs page:

TV and video
Support for 1024 by 768 pixels with Dock Connector to VGA Adapter; 576p and 480p with Apple Component AV Cable; 576i and 480i with Apple Composite AV Cable
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