Apple TV 2 Question.

IllusionEntity

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Hey Guys!

I want to get an Apple TV but my TV is OLD. I can only use scart leads or the 3 connectors to plug into my TV. It has no HDMI.

Is there an adapter or something avaliable?
 

chris

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I'm going to say no. I'm guessing your TV is an HDTV, correct?
 

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I'm going to say no. I'm guessing your TV is an HDTV, correct?
I think he means it's not got a HDMI port on his TV. Since the ATV is HDMI only he'll need an adaptor.
 

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Will that adapter take the sound with it?​

Depends which adapter you get, some are HDMI type DVI adapters that only support video. You can get adapters that do both video and sound.
 

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I wouldn't even buy another one, I'd just move the one I already own into another room,

Considering the size of the ATV 2 they're pretty portable. All you need is power and HDMI cable.
 

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For a second TV?
Yup for the bedroom TV. Just thought since I was gonna spend $1300 whats another $99 lol

I wouldn't even buy another one, I'd just move the one I already own into another room,

Considering the size of the ATV 2 they're pretty portable. All you need is power and HDMI cable.
Im a sucker for convienience - I have my living room home theater setup so when i turn everything off - it actually sets the receiver to the input for the Apple TV. This makes Airplaying music out of my home theater system even when its "off" a breeze. Example: This past new years I had a big party at my place and had a bunch of friends stay over (no drinking and driving under my roof) - a bunch of them slept in the living room and when i woke up in the morning I airplayed a smooth Kenny G rendition of Auld Lang Syne to wake everyone up from my iPad 2 in the bedroom to the living room theater.
 

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Or you can use the optical audio out. I do to my stereo amp and then blast it through my Bose 901's.
 
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I wouldn't even buy another one, I'd just move the one I already own into another room,

Considering the size of the ATV 2 they're pretty portable. All you need is power and HDMI cable.
My ATV is all in my entertainment center and connected. I wouldn't want to have to pull the cords out and move it every time I wanted to use it. Besides, if I have it then the family can't use it.

I want another one so I can hook it to my projector and have wireless KeyNote and PowerPoint presentations from my MacBookPro. That's a feature I am really waiting for.
 

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This one does audio and video. It works, I have used it.

http://www.dinodirect.com/HDMI-to-VGA-3-RCA-Audio-Video-AV-Adapter-Cable-1-5M.html?cur=USD

I'll be getting another ATV when they allow Mac airplay.
Can I do this? I was told to just buy the atv1, and forget about the atv2? I really want the Apple tv 2! Best buy said I can't connect it, my tv is from 1998 hitachi, full surround sound with just the 3 cables in the front (yellow, red, & white). please help! Best buy has them on sale till saturday and I want one! Thank you!


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Can I do this? I was told to just buy the atv1, and forget about the atv2? I really want the Apple tv 2! Best buy said I can't connect it, my tv is from 1998 hitachi, full surround sound with just the 3 cables in the front (yellow, red, & white). please help! Best buy has them on sale till saturday and I want one! Thank you!
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It 'should' work. Other than the pain in the butt if it doesn't work to your expectations is the return process.
While your at best buy getting the atv, checkout a new TV ;)
 

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It 'should' work. Other than the pain in the butt if it doesn't work to your expectations is the return process.
While your at best buy getting the atv, checkout a new TV ;)
lol thanks roofmonkey! No I wouldn't trade this tv for anything! 63 inch inside of a whole wall unit, I love it. Plus it's projection, I like the way it looks compared to a lot of the LCD ones lol.
 
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Should work but i'm not sure on your tv if you can change the aspect ratio. I had to change the projector I was using so it looked right.