No dvd players available in North America have coax connections. It's part
of their copy protection scheme. But all you have to do is go to Radio Shack
and plunk down $10 for a little box that has RCA video and audio inputs and
a coax output. Great for modern videogame consoles, too.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: St. John's University Cerebral Palsy List
> [mailto:[log in to unmask]]On Behalf Of ken barber
> Sent: Tuesday, January 20, 2004 1:04 AM
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> Subject: dvd players and older tv equipment
> you guys are always pretty much in the know on
> stuff. i have a setup with older equipment. cable
> comes in on coaxle connections into a old vcr which is
> connected to the tv with a coaxle connection. works
> well judy and i thought we'd put a dvd player into
> the mix. i saw a dvd that was cheap enough. they had
> none on display. i ask the electronics person if i
> could use it with coaxle and was told yes. i bought it
> got home, no coaxle connection. i was expecting just
> to hook it up in line.
> is this the norm for dvd players? i bean to be
> completely away from the coaxle connections used so
> heavily by the cable companies to carry the signal? or
> did i just happen to buy the wrong type?
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