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Question about HDMI Splitters

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#1 OFFLINE   Groundhog45


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Posted 31 December 2009 - 01:11 AM

Has anyone used an HDMI splitter to connect one satellite receiver to two TVs? I have two TVs that are not used very often and could get by with one receiver but I certainly don't want to be swapping the HDMI cables when I go from one TV to the other. Here are some examples of HDMI splitters at Monoprice. Does anyone have any experience with splitters like these? Thanks.

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Posted 31 December 2009 - 01:47 AM

I would read reviews first - one of them wasn't promising: " Constant HDCP issues. Would not recommend".

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Posted 31 December 2009 - 10:26 AM

I use a HDMI switcher That I bought from Mono Price folow this linky: http://www.monoprice....=2#description
It allows me to have two TV's via HDMI as well as four inputs.
I bought 25 foot cables from rat shack that were disco'd for less than 20 bucks and I can watch from the HR21, DVD or Xbox in the Master bedroom or master bathroom. The only thing I can't do is watch 2 different channels.

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Posted 31 December 2009 - 03:09 PM

Thanks for the info. No problem with watching two channels since it will be one room or the other.

Most of the customer evaluations were pretty good. They had a different model listed a few weeks ago that had all good reports but I don't see it any more. I guess I can try one and send it back if it doesn't work. A switch may be another workable solution.

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