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TV with one RCA port but multiple devices

by jammermill / November 17, 2012 12:04 AM PST

I purchased a new TV with ONE RCA port and Three HDMI ports among other inputs. I have an older DVD player, a VCR, and a WII system all of which have RCA connections only and would need to be connected into this ONE RCA port. Obviously I can unplug one device and plug another in but this is not covenient, especially since I play to hang the TV high in a corner wall. I was wondering if the hdmi to RCA cables that are available will work to allow me to convert two of these devices to HDMI so I could plug into the hdmi ports instead (versus going from hdmi to RCA)? If so, could I expect all of these three devices to be effectively converted? If not, any other suggestions?

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Clarification Request
Why not one of those RCA switch boxes?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 17, 2012 1:25 AM PST

Cheaper than video convertors.

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RCA boxes
by jammermill / November 17, 2012 1:55 AM PST

Thanks for input. I'm not familiar with RCA boxes. Can three cables go in one box? I assume the box dumps into a RCA outlet which could then dump all three into the TV? The cables are only about $5-$6 each.I

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Cable costs.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 17, 2012 2:21 AM PST
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See the diagram PDF I posted below (nt)
by Pepe7 / November 18, 2012 3:53 AM PST
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HDMI to RCA stinks, instead...
by Pepe7 / November 17, 2012 2:58 AM PST
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