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This is my receiver. I was boxing my old consoles up the other night and started thinking about their connectors. The red whites and yellows of which I have on the back of my receiver as well. Now obviously I can plug them into it but if I plug them in, where does the video out come from. Is it sent out of an HDMI port or the white and red audio out in the middle of the receiver? I plan on getting a monitor with HDMI on it so I can send my computers video signal from the receiver into the monitor.

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post #2 of 4
some if not most recievers now have hdmi passthrough or hdmi upconvert. So you might be able to connect analog devices with either the yellow video cable or even component and then output it via hdmi. You would just need to make sure that your receiver can do it.
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post #3 of 4
Since your receiver has composite out and component outputs, I'd say that it doesn't upscale or send the signal thru HDMI. If it did, it would normally just have an HDMI output.

In short, you won't be able to play your old consoles through your computer monitor.
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ah darn lol. I need to get a monitor that has component so I can hook my gamecube up to it.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824001381

anyone use this monitor before?
Edited by SpykeZ - 6/9/11 at 10:36pm
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