What is an RCA to Coaxial Converter?
The main use of an RCA to coaxial converter is to carry a signal from a device which uses the three-cable RCA system to a television set which only has a socket for a coaxial cable, such as one which runs from an aerial. This can be particularly useful when you have a newer device such as a games console or DVD player and want to run it on an older television set. You might also need a converter if you want to run cabling from a cable or satellite box to a second TV set which only has a coaxial input. It’s important to note that in this context, coaxial doesn’t refer to the audio cables commonly used for connecting DVD players to surround systems. The term coaxial is sometimes used to distinguish between audio cables which use wire and those which use an optical connection. However, here we are talking about cabling which carries both video and audio signals. While it is possible to make an RCA to coaxial converter simply by producing a physical adapter to make the cables fit the socke