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How to Connect a Basic Comcast Box to Monitor/Display

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July 17, 2014 10:06:45 AM

I own a basic Comcast box that only has a coaxial output. I am planning to use my PlayStation Display as a TV. I was thinking if there was a way to convert the output signal (coaxial) into VGA or RCA if possible. Upgrading to an HD package is not possible. I have been researching this, but I am unable to find a concrete answer.

The Cable Box:

http://www.digitaltrends.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04...

(Out/Inputs):

http://cdn.avsforum.com/8/87/87e8aae6_vbattach172818.jp...

PlayStation Display Inputs:

http://images.eurogamer.net/2012/articles//a/1/4/7/6/8/...








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July 17, 2014 10:22:27 AM

Well, I am not a TV expert by any means, but I read somewhere that you might be able to do this thru a VCR that has a built in tuner and RCA video outputs.
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July 17, 2014 10:33:03 AM

info on coax to hdmi http://www.hdtvsupply.com/coax-to-hdmi-cable.html and similar type conversion cables vs boxes

your playstation display only has hdmi and component inputs. i'm not sure if it will accept anything but those (it doesnt have a vga jack so looks like vga will not work and composite y+r+w likely will not work either.

afaik you only have two options:

-use a different tuner box which has hdmi or component out (sometimes available from your cable company, if not it needs to be compatible)
-use a conversion box to take the coax signal and turn it into hdmi or component.



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July 20, 2014 1:10:09 PM

ssddx said:
info on coax to hdmi http://www.hdtvsupply.com/coax-to-hdmi-cable.html and similar type conversion cables vs boxes

your playstation display only has hdmi and component inputs. i'm not sure if it will accept anything but those (it doesnt have a vga jack so looks like vga will not work and composite y+r+w likely will not work either.

afaik you only have two options:

-use a different tuner box which has hdmi or component out (sometimes available from your cable company, if not it needs to be compatible)
-use a conversion box to take the coax signal and turn it into hdmi or component.





Hmmm, I see. I think I'll just have to keep my cable box where it is at. Thanks for the website. It provided some good info.
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