Noob question about BNC to RCA connection for a CCTV Camera?

I apologize for the noob question. I have searched the internet for a couple hours now and cannot find the answer to my question.

I have a couple CCTV security cameras that have the BNC connection designed for a DVR.

I am curious if since there is only two wires for the BNC connection and two wires for the RCA connection, can I just splice my video cable to hook up a RCA at the end? My goal is just to plug this camera into our TV so we can view live; we don't need to record anything.

I have a couple 100 ft lengths of BNC cable, and as apposed to buying anything, I'd love to use what I have laying around to convert one end myself if it works out to just be a straight connection.

Thanks in advance! :)

framistan4 years ago
yes that should work ok. They sell the BNC to RCA adaptors at radioshack for a few bucks if you want to go that route.
jeje053 years ago


Did it work connecting the 2 wires to the RCA Plug?