hooking up a dvd player to an old tv that doesn't have the right ports

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  1. Mr. Badass

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    i have this dvd player that only can plug into a TV with RCA input (red white yellow). i wanna hook it up to this really old tv that doesn't have an RCA input, it only can support this type of cable:

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    is there any way to hook it up? :o possible to buy a converter?

    thanks
     
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    Zeromancer Pampita's Love Slave

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    if you have a vcr you can plug the dvd into the vcr and then the vcr into the tv.
     
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    Zeromancer Pampita's Love Slave

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    I don't suggest doing this.
    With a DVD player running through a VCR, copy protection wrecks the picture. Online source says this is true with 95% of consumer VCR's.

    http://www.epinions.com/content_1161339012

    One way around the problem of connecting a DVD player to a VCR is to use an RF modulator. These are made by companies such as Recoton and Radio Shack and sell for about $30. One example is the Radio Shack 15-1244 RF modulator which sells for $30 and includes a composite-video (RCA) input jack plus left and right stereo audio input jacks (RCA). Using one of these modulators won't let you get as sharp an image as you'd get directly connecting a DVD player to the TV's composite, S-Video, or component-video input, but it will provide a sharper picture than you would get with VHS tape.
     
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    buy a new tv :dunno: and get rid of your video soup.
     

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