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Component to hdmi

loopee

Established Member
I got one of the old xbox 360. When they first come out

I use the component lead but my amp dont for some reason pick up picture only sound. So idealy want to use a hdmi. Can this be done?

Im assuming some adapter or convertor??

Thank you
 

andy1249

Distinguished Member
Component is all analog , HDMI is all digital , so no adaptor or cable can work to convert between the two , this can only be done with active electronics.

This unit is cheap enough and seems to get good reviews ,

Neet® - Component to HDMI Converter - plus Stereo R: Amazon.co.uk: Electronics

Beware of all the third party sellers on amazon who sell "component to HDMI cables".
Such products are a fraud and cannot possibly work.

Note that the product works one way only , thats from component to HDMI and not the other way around.
 

Indiana Jones

Distinguished Member
Are you sure you have the red/white audio cables assigned to the correct Component video input as I had to set mine up manually on my amp when I hooked up my Wii via Component.
 

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