AppleTV with my TV?
I want to buy an AppleTV. I have a standard definition TV, but it is widescreen, and I know the AppleTV supports its resolution. But my TV only has composite and SCART inputs. Any ideas how I can link the AppleTV's HDMI or composite ports to my TV?
I though about getting a HDMI to female DVI adaptor, then plugging in the DVI-to-video connector Apple's selling on its website. Anyone tried this?
Cut Price Cables have a Scart-Component adapter for a fiver (http://www.cutpricecables.co.uk/ look under SCART to RGB), assuming you have a SCART socket that is RGB enabled. You'll need some phono leads for the sound, though.
Several AppleTV Options
Well, there are a few options.
First - we need to know if your Scart handles a VGA signal and maybe a few technical details about the TV (is it PAL is a good start). Most likely the most cost effective is to buy a new TV - however, from a technical standpoint there are two things worth looking at:
Your best bet is something from here:
Pricy - but will do the job.
Or check out some posts from the likes of appletvhacks.com - I read about a guy this weekend that made his own cable to do this - unfortunately I'm at work and can't get to that page.... http://www.tuaw.com/2007/03/23/apple-tv-works-with-standard-square-tvs/ might also be of use.