coaxial to s-video tv converter?

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Taurus, Nov 9, 2002.

  1. Taurus

    Taurus hardware monkey

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    anyone know of a good quality converter that will take coaxial cable signal and convert it to s-video? or at least a decent one that will convert to composite video?

    i wanna stay away from generic... i want a good picture to record with my new gf4 vivo.
     
  2. stuy_b

    stuy_b Guest

    You cant convert form coaxial to s-video!

    Thats why video machines, and TVs have a seperate s-video or composite sockets.

    Coaxial is used from your roof arial to the TV, or by cable companies.

    Never seen a coaxial=>s-video or composite.

    Even if you made your own adapter, the image quality wouldnt be as good, s-video and composite use different signals, so you cant go from coaxial to s-video.

    $tUy_B
     
  3. Taurus

    Taurus hardware monkey

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    sure you could. if coaxial can be converted to composite, why couldn't it be converted to s-video? both are quite different than coaxial.

    i realize there's really no market for such a converter since both composite and s-video have more bandwidth than coaxial so a coaxial-svideo conversion won't really give you a better picture than a coaxial-composite one. but if it was of high quality with a top-of-the-line conversion chip and whatnot, it could pull the most detail out of the coaxial signal. just wanted to know if there was such a thing out there.

    i have an old vcr available to convert it to composite... but i have no room for it, it's cheap, and would rather have a dedicated converter... for space and picture quality concerns.
     
  4. stuy_b

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    Easier to buy new video machine with SCART, s-video, & composite outputs. They are very cheap nowa days.

    :D
     
  5. Taurus

    Taurus hardware monkey

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    "video machine"? help me out a bit... gotta link i can check out?
    thanks.
     
  6. anarkhia

    anarkhia Guest

    can i convert from rca to coaxial?

    can i use a rf from a videogame?
     
  7. Taurus

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  8. anarkhia

    anarkhia Guest

    thank