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How can I convert PS2 Coax Output to Modern HDMI input?

Hello all,

I had a desire to hook up my old PS2, and play some older games on it. But, no TV in my house has a Coax input on it any more. They all have HDMI inputs. I wanted to ask if anyone knew of a way to convert a coax input signal, to an HDMI output signal?

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Re: Coax

What kind of signal does the PS2 send over that coax? Analog (like my VCR does on channel 36) or digital?

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Re: Re: Coax

According to Wikipedia, it as both analog and digital outputs. But since I have an original release, I'm guessing analog. I do know the cable adapter I have was able to output video and sound.

Also, I don't have the original cables it came with. I only have my newer coax adapter for the TV's of the time.

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Re: Analog

Then try an analog TV card in your PC (comes with the necessary software), with a hdmi-cable out to your TV.

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COAX = RF such as Channel 2, 3, 4 etc.

So I have to TAKE YOUR WORD on what you have. The PS2 we had was NOT RF or COAX but RCA jacks of the usual Red, White (audio) and Yellow for video which was COMPOSITE.

Once you figure out the signals you actually have, then you can shop for converters.

https://www.amazon.com/Portta-Composite-Converter-Scaler-support/dp/B008S7EYW2 for example.

There is another type of convertor just for PS2's but not all. NO ONE CAN TELL YOU WHICH ONE WORKS. You have to try it and then return if it doesn't work.

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RE: COAX = RF such as Channel 2, 3, 4 etc.

Thanks for the responce! My PS2 originally did have those cables. Sadly, I threw them out quite some time ago. As I didn't need them, I had my coax output.

When I was googling around, I couldn't find a place that had a coax output to an hdmi output. Everywhere I looked, it was an hdmi input, to a coax output. I need the reverse of that to happen.

Just to be clear, this coax output I'm talking about is a cable tuner female connector. I need a male cable connection on the device to accept that input. Then be able to output that sound/video to a hdmi signal.

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Then there is no convertor. Hold on.
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Re: Then there is no convertor. Hold on.

Oh yea, thats how this adapter works. I always had to set my tv to channel 3, then I would get a picture. So far as I'm aware, thats how all adapters of the day worked. Were there adapters that didn't work that way?

Also, is that HDMI port for output? I don't see that as listed on the page.

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