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User Info: TaKun782

TaKun782
4 years ago#1
Ok, so ive always wanted to know about this. I did try it out just a few minutes ago and of course it dose look a tad bit blurry when i play my PS2 games on an HDTV since PS2 games werent in HD back in the day after all. But since i dont know how it was like back then since i was still a younger kid, is there anything i could use in order to make PS2 games look a little better on my HDTV? I herd about getting a certain cable but i dont know what it is called...

Im getting kind of tired switching back to my old stereo tv anyhow just to play a PS2 classic, lol.
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TaKun782
4 years ago#2
Oh wait, is this what i could use?

http://www.amazon.com/Intec-Component-Cable-PS2-Playstation-2/dp/B00005MDZD/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1358105417&sr=8-1&keywords=ps2+component+cable
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User Info: Rafedx

Rafedx
4 years ago#3
TaKun782 posted...
Oh wait, is this what i could use?

http://www.amazon.com/Intec-Component-Cable-PS2-Playstation-2/dp/B00005MDZD/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1358105417&sr=8-1&keywords=ps2+component+cable


Yes it is, also when you do get it make sure you change the video settings on the PS2 to the proper one.
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User Info: TaKun782

TaKun782
4 years ago#4
Rafedx posted...
TaKun782 posted...
Oh wait, is this what i could use?

http://www.amazon.com/Intec-Component-Cable-PS2-Playstation-2/dp/B00005MDZD/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1358105417&sr=8-1&keywords=ps2+component+cable


Yes it is, also when you do get it make sure you change the video settings on the PS2 to the proper one.


Ok cool. At least they are pretty cheap now, i can get one for a dollar, lol.
Anyways, can you give me a quick walk through on how to do that?
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User Info: TaKun782

TaKun782
4 years ago#5
Oh ya, another thing... i know that the older systems had this feature to run games in a "Progressive scan mode". Basically that means for the certain games that had that, when used with component cable, would make the game look much better? Am i right on that so far?
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TaKun782
4 years ago#6
And what resolution would the games be displayed in once i hook up the cables?
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User Info: Miharin

Miharin
4 years ago#7
In TV language, 480p.
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User Info: BaseChouGoku

BaseChouGoku
4 years ago#8
I noticed that it wasn't nearly as bad as people led me to believe....plugging my PS2 finally into my HDTV. Makes it seem pointless to worry about playing PS2 games on the PS3...not much of a difference. In fact, probably better because with the HD resolution, all that does is show you how bad the textures are in clearer format....

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Stanger5150
4 years ago#9
You don't remember what SD looks like?

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Miharin
4 years ago#10
SD is just fine, as long as you're using a good quality CRT television :)
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