charleswillner wrote:I am currently aiming to invest in a ROKU. I would buy the roku 3 but my biggest problem is I still have terrible box TVs that are RCA or Cable In. I will upgrade in a couple of months to an HDTV but for now I have to use that old tv. I want to get the ROKU3 but may have to settle for ROKU2 for now.
If I got a ROKU3, Whats the minimum I would need to convert the HDMI output to RCA. I see a lot of different costs and options but don't know if what i need is a HDMI to RCA cord or an actual box to convert? Anyone know what would help translate that so the ROKU would work on a standard old TV?
In the end I may get a Roku2. I want to have access to all content for the time I actually do end up with an HDTV that can view 1080p content. What ROKU version is best for me or should I get a ROKU3 and find a converter for it.
FredNugent69 wrote:...Why have they removed the R 2 XS's from the stores like they never existed? I take that as knowing there was a defect somewhere or just pushing the R 3 because it is HDMI exclusive...
FredNugent69 wrote:However if you do have to convert, the HDMI converters to composite/s-video or component can be found on Amazon. Just read the reviews on over heating and signal degradation. Some are cheap and some aren't. Just because one has a hefty price tag doesn't mean it is the better one. Speaking from experience.
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