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DTV connection question for Mitsubushi WS55857

I have an older Mitsubuti WS55857 with a DTV component connection that my HD Cable box connects into using R,G,B cables.
I am able to watch 1080I HD cable broadcasts but am wondering if I can hook up a newer DVD that uses HDMI cables using some sort of a conversion connection and watch DVD's in HD?

I'm not quite ready to buy a new TV so any suggestions would be helpful.


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Yes, You would need to use a HDMI to Component converter to make the connection. They are in the $200 to $300 range.

Posted on Jun 17, 2009

  • Rick_in_NJ Jun 21, 2009

    There are available HDMI to RGB converters available to make the connection. Look to spend $100 to $150. Search the web for "HDMI to RGB converters"

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