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I need information on how I can convert an existing Audio CD player to Play Video CDs (Ver.2.0).
Can any MPEG chips do the job?
Please let me know.
Thanks & regards
-- Savio D'Souza (firstname.lastname@example.org), February 05, 1999
No way that I cna think of. A player has to be one to begin with plus the chips to do MPEG are for OEMs only. That means you have to work fro Sony, Panasonic, etc. Sorry.
-- Rutger Stevens (email@example.com), February 05, 1999.
There used to be an add-on board floating around the 'net that would turn any CD player into a VCD. The webpage has since disappeared, though. If you find anything, e-mail me. -Ben Smith firstname.lastname@example.org
-- Ben Smith (email@example.com), February 11, 1999.
There is a add on board avialable from Amusement Sales & Service in Belfast Northern Ireland United Kingdom contact firstname.lastname@example.org
-- Michael Byrne (email@example.com), March 28, 1999.
If you live near L.A. California or in the United States then you can ship your player to a store called Five Star Laser. For about $100 US (not includeing shipping) they can modify your Audio CD player to read and play VCDs. It even comes with a remote. Here is the Web Address: www.fivestarlaser.com.
-- Will Shakes (firstname.lastname@example.org), April 02, 1999.
Audio CD player to Video CD player conversion is a quite a large scale business in India. Conversion involves replacing the CD player board with a third party board most of whish are of Taiwanese make. The costs here are around Rs.2700 which is just about 60 dollars. I have seen quite a few converted audio CD players from companies like Aiwa,Sony,Sansui and Phillips. So the thing works - the output is rather good - you get a seperate remote for the Video functions and the audio CDs continue to play fine. While I know it is being done I have'nt been able to find out technical data regarding how and companu names of the third party board manufacturers. So, if anybody can throw more light - i'll be glad.
Thanks and regards chaitanya
-- chaitanya chandel (email@example.com), April 26, 1999.
to convert an audio player into vcd player you need an audio video card and connect it to the RF output of the player .
-- vicky (firstname.lastname@example.org), July 14, 2001.
YOU CAN BUY PORTABLE VCD PLAYERS NOW RANGE $120-230 , SAVE UR SELF THE TROUBLE UNLESS U STARTING A NEW HOME BIZ
-- BOB KAYAK (KINGB25_02@YAHOO.COM), May 25, 2003.
thay sell them 4 £25 on ebay.co.uk
-- andrew scutcher (email@example.com), July 31, 2003.