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HDMI down composite video cable

Discussion in 'General TV Discussions Forum' started by AMCross, Oct 31, 2017.

  1. AMCross

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    Anyone have any experience with this


    Have loads of tv’s wired up using quality composite video cable that I would like to convert to hdmi for sky hd

    Can’t replace the existing cables as they are run in the walls

    It’s in a sports bar that won’t be refurbished for another 12 months

    Seem to remember coming across a device that sent hdmi signal down 75ohm cable and then reconverted back to hdmi at tv
     
  2. grahamlthompson

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  3. AMCross

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    thanks

    I used either a atlona or Kramer unit about three years ago down cheap aerial cable and the picture was surprisingly good but cant seem to find either unit

    will check your link

    thanks
     
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    When you state composite video cable what exactly do you mean?. Do you have access to its specs? If not you could try as a test... Get one of those older video recorders players with an RF output and feed it into cable. At the other end stick a TV set at the same cannel and see can you get a reasonable picture... A good use for one of those old analogue input TVs and video players. If the image from the video is good to go then you are sorted.
     
  5. Joe Fernand

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    As above it is likely you have RF cable wired around the building - which will terminate in a RF 'aerial' connector rather than an RCA connector (which is used for Composite video).

    Once you confirm what you have it will be easier to suggest some options.

    Joe

    PS Hope you are planning for some decent CAT6 around the property for UHD. Distribution?
     

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