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SCART to HDMI converter: can you convert scart to hdmi?

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What is a SCART to HDMI Converter?

A SCART to HDMI adapter is a device that allows you to connect a SCART-enabled media source to a modern HDMI-only TV.

Back in the day, SCART connectors were the standard, especially in Europe. It is a 21-pin connector that can carry analogue audio as well as video.

The connector was designed in the 1970s and was the standard connector for TVs and other devices all the way up until the invention of HDMI. Nowadays, since HDMI became the new standard, SCART is exceptionally rare.

SCART to HDMI adapters are particularly useful for people who have older equipment (VCRs, Playstation 1, Xbox, and other consoles) and want to connect them to their TV.

So if you have an older device with SCART output and your TV only has HDMI ports, then you’ll need a SCART to HDMI adapter. There are quite a few to choose from, and most are budget-friendly.

Our recommended adapters are below.

 

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