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My DVD player is busted and I'm not getting a plasma TV yet so I'm using a standard old aspect ratio(non widescreen) CRT TV with the

yellow-video and white-left/red-right audio

input type, so if I got a hdmi->rgb cable/adapter like this, would it play DVDs alright from my DVD burner and hdmi output on 6950?

(I just don't want to get another DVD player, since I'll be getting some blu-rays sooner or later, but don't need the blu-ray player yet)
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I think that is a one way signal cord .... i could be wrong ..... but it looks like it is HDMI out .... and the RCA for the video card ....
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Yeah, I think that should work. If that doesn't work, I'm sure you have an old PCI-e card with S-Video and an S-Video/3.5mm to RCA lying around?
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I think that is a one way signal cord .... i could be wrong ..... but it looks like it is HDMI out .... and the RCA for the video card ....
I'd have to watch for that, and the cable would have to convert digital to analog, there are seperate box style converters, don't know how old they are, but I'd want new tech with it built into the cable if its cheap and exists

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Yeah, I think that should work. If that doesn't work, I'm sure you have an old PCI-e card with S-Video and an S-Video/3.5mm to RCA lying around?
I don't, and I'll be CFing in 2 weeks so no free slot, and I don't have any pci cards
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