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Play HDMI Through Console Television?

by valhom / July 7, 2013 11:27 AM PDT

Hey guys. Is there such an existing adapter where you can plug in a HDMI cord to an older television console through the cable input?

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Just curious,
by Oldartq / July 8, 2013 3:15 AM PDT

what's your reasoning for this? You didn't expect to see hi-def. stuffs with it...do you? I would think a converter of some kind is needed, if such device exist at all. Why not just upgrade the tv (probably not too much more than a converter...I'd guess). Have you try it with the cable box? Maybe it might work. I think some AVR can do that.

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Mixing of many levels
by mjd420nova / July 8, 2013 6:09 AM PDT

First you want to plug in an HDMI cable into a device that outputs an RF signal to the TV. First, the HDMI is HD capable and a digital signal, as is the audio. And as already stated, won't support HD. Such a converter could exist but it would be complex. Better to bypass the headaches and just get an HDTV. You'll have to eventually.

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