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Can I use my portable dvd player as a TV Answered

I was wondering if there's a way to use my new portable dvd player as a tv with audio video hook ups so I could plug in and xbox or ps2 or w/e. I'll get the modle in a while but its xmas and I want some custard pie MMHMHMHMHMMMMMM!!!111!1!!1!


you can put cable into it by routing through a vcr. but you cant put video gamesin it. i have one and have wasted my time trying

I've had my Gamecube working on mine once. It worked great.


11 years ago

I've got two portable DVD players that have video-in capability. One is an old panasonic DVD-L75 I won in some sort of drawing, and the other is an "eSonic PD-258" I pulled from a dumpster (DVD part broken, menus in japanese, but works as a monitor.) IIRC, both of these have some sort of "setup" function that controls whether the "video" RCA jack is an output (default) or an input. I think both have s-video that is output only. I connected the eSonic to one of the spare monitor outputs on my Son's computer (via s-video to RCA converter.) The screen is JUST big enough to put up a clock :-)

Wow. LOL! I doubt it, most portable players don't have any type of input. Sorry.

Tv input taken from xbox is nothing like a technology used for flat screens, Tv uses one line (although they say so many lines, its actually only one running from top to bottom. ) tft screens use a matrix, with inputs to screen along side and top.

Void your warranty and crack one open ;) It just might have acceptable connectivity (on the insides) that you can tap into (kinda like the PSone screens) :D

If you happen to find a particular brand that has such connectivity -- do share :D