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1. Posted: Sat 28th Sep 2013 20:32 BST
My birthday's in a month and with money from my family I plan on getting a white wii u, games, controllers, etc and I was watching an unboxing video on youtube when i realized there aren't any of the red, yellow and white cables! I did a little research and found that the cable it comes with only works with HD TVs. WHICH I DON'T HAVE!! So what do I do? I don't want to have to get a new tv, so is there some way I can still hook the wii u up to my plain old tv?
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2. Posted: Sat 28th Sep 2013 20:39 BST
I had this problem when i got my Wii U for christmas last year and looks like your going to have to talk to your parents about getting a new tv. I wish you the best of luck.
Edited on Sat 28th September, 2013 @ 20:40 by Pianomanfreak
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3. Posted: Sat 28th Sep 2013 20:41 BST
Just buy AV cables for it. It even works with the ones that came with the Wii if you still have them: http://www.nintendo.com/consumer/systems/wiiu/en_na/system_au...
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4. Posted: Sat 28th Sep 2013 20:44 BST
Do you have a Wii? The Wii U can use the same cables as the Wii
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5. Posted: Sat 28th Sep 2013 20:45 BST
Ok, thank you both. I feel A LOT better about this topic now. I'll just buy an av(I forgot the name, thanks for telling me CanisWolfred) cable when I get my wii u.
And I had a wii long ago, but it broke so I trashed it(along with the cables.)
Edited on Sat 28th September, 2013 @ 20:46 by Joe1113
6. Posted: Sat 28th Sep 2013 20:50 BST
BTW, you don't want Component Cables since those are usually for HDTVs, too.
7. Posted: Sat 28th Sep 2013 20:51 BST
Wait a minute! To anyone who may know, is the 'av' cable from gamecube the same as the wii/wii u one(if this sounds stupid, forgive me because I'm not very tech savy,) because I have a gamecube.
8. Posted: Sat 28th Sep 2013 20:56 BST
No, definitely not. They're very different connectors.
9. Posted: Sat 28th Sep 2013 21:04 BST
Or you can buy 3rd party:
10. Posted: Sat 28th Sep 2013 21:39 BST
Are these the same? Because they're a lot cheaper then the ones that SCAR392 recomended. BTW thank you for the links.
11. Posted: Sat 28th Sep 2013 21:41 BST
3rd party, but they should work
12. Posted: Sat 28th Sep 2013 21:44 BST
Those should be fine.
13. Posted: Sat 28th Sep 2013 21:48 BST
Yeah...Nintendo Store's overpricing those things, IMO. Those Amazon cables aren't the same ones, though. The reviews all sound nice, though (seriously, the only ones with less than 1 star that I saw had virtually nothing to do with the cable itself), and it is cheap. It's up to you, but if it were me, I'd risk it.
14. Posted: Sat 28th Sep 2013 21:48 BST
Cool. Thanks for all of y'all's help!