Have you recently purchased an upgrade to your TV set? If yes then you might want to convert your TV into high definition by using an HDMI cable. Note, that this will allow you to transmit sharper image and sound files from the storage unit to the display device. With the help of these cables, you can enjoy the high definition channels offered by your cable company.
Things you will need
Mentioned below are some of the basic things that you will need when it comes to the conversion of cable TV to HDMI.
• HDMI converter box
• HDMI compatible high definition TV (HDTV)
• HDMI cable
Step 1: Contact your cable operator for an upgrade to the existing set top box. Optionally you can also purchase the coaxial HDMI converter. However, it is advisable to opt for a coaxial HDMI converter as it offers you the option of reverting back to the cable TV.
Step 2: Connect the coaxial cable that delivers the cable signal to the ‘video in’ port located at either sides of the cable receiver and the HDMI converter box.
Step 3: Connect the coaxial cable to the ‘video in’ port after which you can connect the cable to the ‘video out’ port located on either sides of the HD receiver and/or the converter box.
There are many different kinds of HDMI cables in the market. It is important to opt for one according to your needs and requirements.