[Question] HDMI to AV

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  1. Stephano
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    I'm not sure if this is in the right section but whatever.

    I have an old CRT-TV that i have been using all my life. I haven't upgrade to a newer TV because (1) they are too expensive for me (2) Less input lag for Super Smash Bros/Melee/Project M. As you may guess, it only supports AV input. However, I made a great console and gaming setup in my room, but the only console i can't hook up is my PSTV.

    So what is the best way for me to convert HDMI to AV for this old TV?

    In the past, i bought a converter but it didn't work that well. I was only able to get audio out of it.
    Does anyone here use a special appliance to convert HDMI to AV?
     
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    Honestly, especially when on sale or refurbished. Newer TVs (1080p) are not expensive at all and I'd highly recommend one, although yeah I'd assume you need a converter.
     
  3. Stephano
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    I would like a new TV, but it's just not something i can afford right now being that all my money goes to School and Gas.
    Plus, i like my TV. It fits my cabinet perfectly and i got a bunch of AV switchers hooked up to it. I never really had any intention of getting rid of it even if i did get a newer TV. The reason i ever considered getting one is so that i could hook up my PSTV. I never really had any other reason.

    I know a converter exists i just would like to find a decent one for cheap.
     
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    PS TV on a CRT telly...
    I assume it's not a late CRT which supports higher resolutions?

    The PS TV and Vita don't display true 1080p or 720p for that matter so you won't have much trouble reading the text.
    360/PS3 and beyond will give you difficulties reading text tho.

    Anyway, I got an Akai 21 or 22 inch telly for under 100 quid.
    Full HD LED.
    They don't have to be that expensive ;p
     
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    If 40$ gives you a heart attack then there's pretty much nothing practical you can do.
     
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