Where’s the corn go?

So, I took delivery of an Apple TV today.

I guess, prior to ordering the Apple TV, I should have made sure that it actually had a video output port of sufficiently ancient tech to actually plug into my aging Sony TV.

But, it doesn’t. I guess it’ll make an awesome paperweight. πŸ™‚

So, now I’m shopping for something that can convert component video or DVI output feeds into Svideo or composite video feeds. Or, possibly, a new television set.

6 thoughts on “Where’s the corn go?

  1. Apple TV

    If it has DVI-I (ie, digital and analogue signals in the DVI connector), then I suspect Apple’s DVI to Video dongle might work (see, eg, DSE XH0454). In theory it should also be possible to find component to S-Video cables, but some quick searching doesn’t turn them up. Don’t expect the quality of either to be amazing, but S-Video should be tolerable providing the cable run is short. Composite video… less so.

    Ewen

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  2. Nothing very new here, but to say that often DVI sockets will carry analog signals as well as the Digital one. So a converter might work, perhaps atleast get you going until next pay day. I would have thought there would be info on the web about what signals are there?

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