How do I turn my Mac into a TV?

Discussion in 'Apple TV and Home Theater' started by GARN3R, Nov 16, 2008.

  1. macrumors newbie

    Nov 16, 2008
    I'm trying to get something which will allow me to connect my NES (Yes the 1980s console) to my Mac...
    I've got the 24" iMac and to me it seems pointless buying a TV for my room...
    Is there anything I can use to hook it all up?
    I've seen a few analogue to digital converters, but can't really see one which works live as opposed to just recording in old videos...
    Any help much appreciated... :D
  2. macrumors 68000


    Aug 25, 2007
  3. macrumors newbie

    Nov 14, 2008
    The EyeTV picks up both digital and analog coax signal. It seems like it should work for your NES.
  4. thread starter macrumors newbie

    Nov 16, 2008
    Thanks guys... I'll check them out...

    O I should've mentioned, I bought an EyeTV for DTT (Cynergy2) which is one of the older ones and it turns out it is a receiver only and although it has a coaxial port, it doesn't covert from analogue to digital... :(

    Anyone know of one which definitely does support converting analogue to digital live (ie not recording in necessarily)?
  5. thread starter macrumors newbie

    Nov 16, 2008
    This sounds like it could be the one... Unless there's a cheaper alternative... :D
  6. macrumors 6502a

    Chris Rogers

    Jul 8, 2008
    my house

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