What is this cable used for

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    I went to best buy several weeks back and purchased a cable.

    It has yellow red and white jacks on one end and a plain Jack on the other end.
    I thought it Was used to hook up an iPad or itouch to a tv.
    Any idea what it is used for.?
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    Assuming the red, white and yellow connectors are RCA-type, it is an AV cable. Yellow is video out, red is right channel audio out, white is left channel audio out.
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    Best Buy has an excellent web site. You can find what you purchased there and read what it's about. That "plain jack" you mention can be anything. Got a link with a picture?
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    ive got one on my pc also, you hook up the cable to your ir sensor after u set up your laptop. its to control your laptop from a distance, change channels on the tv , go to media player, etc. if you are running vista,go to media center and set up your tv from there,it will have a wizard to walk you through it
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    Whoa Chubby! I want to meet the guy at Best Buy who sold you a cable and you have no idea what it is for? I want to hire this guy!

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