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Remote TV using in-home distribution output
Posted 03 January 2012 - 02:36 PM
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Posted 03 January 2012 - 04:38 PM
Posted 03 January 2012 - 04:42 PM
I'm not sure why it would have a coax input if it doesn't have a tuner. Can you post your TV make/model? Also, make sure the TV is set to Antenna or Air and not Cable. The default channel is Antenna channel 60. And yes, the remote TV needs to have a tuner. Also, I hope you're not expecting an HD picture at the TV2 location, because the TV2 is only ever SD quality. If you want HD, you will need to add a second receiver, which will then make your tuner issue moot anyway.
It is a Westinghouse 32in LCD (LTV-32-w1) about 8 years old. I was mistaken. It does have an analog tuner (NTSC) only. When I do a channel scan with the TV I do get an unusable distorted audio and video input signal on channel 116 from the Dish in-home output - nothing else.
Posted 03 January 2012 - 05:04 PM
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Posted 03 January 2012 - 05:55 PM
Posted 04 January 2012 - 02:08 PM
Thanks for everyone's help. With your hints and reading my manual closer, I overcame my ignorance and have it working great.
Glad you got it working. But honestly, unless coax is the only input, don't bother using coax. It outputs audio in mono and the pq is the lowest of all outputs. I connect TV2 from my 722K using composite cables (r/w/y). You can find high quality cable sets from monoprice.com that come in very long runs. I use a 25' set that has the video cable (yellow) made from RG59 cable. And they sell better sets that use RG6 cable. I've experienced no problems with these and they aren't much more difficult to run than coax.