The pictures below show the Hama 42957 SCART switch in action. The shots are of the 240p test suite running on a NTSC/Japanese Sega Megadrive with the Pack-a-Punched raw sync SCART cable. They were taken using the Startech PEXHDCAP capture card and uploaded manually to the website to avoid any picture processing WordPress might do. The left shows the Mega Drive connected directly to the capture card, the right shows the difference the SCART switch makes.
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As you can see there is some reduction in brightness. This could be at least partially due to the long cable that was used to connect from the SCART switch to the capture card.