[mythtv-users] Connect DVI to an old TV

Trey Thompson trey at verustech.com
Fri Sep 15 20:00:30 UTC 2006

> >My TV is pretty old and only has a coax input. My PC has a DVI output
> >the video card. Is there a way to connect the two?
> >
> Coax input, i.e. for modulated channel only? Not even
> RCA/Composite/SVideo/SCART? Then your TV is really old, I would bet
> 15+ years?

My "testing" TV was a freebie from a friend that was made in 2002.  It's
a combo VCR/TV with ONLY a Coax input.  :)

> Besides converting DVI to analog output, i.e. DVI->VGA (RGB) +
> VGA->Composite/SVideo, you also need a modulator...I doubt if one is
> avaiable.
> May be you can grab an VCR unit, plug to the Composite input of that
> VCR, and TV tuned to the VCR channel.

I did some quick searches, and all I found was DVI to Component (RGB)
cables.  I'm sure they're out there, just not easy to find.

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