new apple tv hook up a standard old tv

my tv has an old s-video hook up or red white and yellow 3 plug hook up. i have a new apple tv with just the HDMI plug. what adapter to use?

  • Asked by Jack C from Salt Lake City
  • 26-Oct-2010
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2 Answers from the Community

  • Best Answer:

    There is no direct adapter for this use case. Your TV is ANALOG, the new Apple TV is HDMI and that is a purely DIGITAL output. There are some expensive digital to analog adapter boxes available, but with the $300 or so you would spend on that, I would recommend you spend that on a new HDTV that can take advantage of all the HD content out there (and connect to your new Apple TV)

    • Answered by Gregory Z from Sunnyvale
    • 01-Jun-2012
  • I was told that you can buy an HDMI to RCA(this is the 3 colors)/VGA adapter. Not sure if it will work. I am going to buy one now and see if it works. Ill let you know if it does.

    • Answered by Anthony L from Turlock
    • 19-Aug-2012