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How to connect Apple TV to Projector with no HDMI

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Oct 27, 2011 2:05 PM

I have a projector with S-video, rca, and vga connections but no HDMI.  I would like to get an apple tv and use airplay with my ipad 2.  Are there hdmi to rca or vga converters that will work well with Apple TV.  I've searched different things but it's just confusing me.

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  • Winston Churchill Level 10 Level 10 (81,665 points)

    Welcome to the Apple Community.

     

    There are hardware converters that will convert HDMI to various other types of output, however there are some issues with doing so that you should be aware of.

     

    HDCP

    HDCP compliant converters will not allow you to watch HDCP protected content such as that from the iTunes Store. Non compliant converters exist but we cannot discuss them under the Terms of Use for these communities.

     

    Resolution and aspect ratio

    I'm not aware of any converters that will scale the output from the Apple TV, any TV or projectoe which is used will need to be widescreen and support resolutions of 720p or 480p.

  • TheDave413 Level 3 Level 3 (965 points)

    Winston pretty much nailed it.

     

    Sadly, it just seems like this particular projector and the Apple TV aren't a good match for one another.  Sorry :-/

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