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Help with home setup
Posted 16 June 2012 - 03:23 PM
I am trying to figure out how to best get HD to my computer TV (without losing sync from the audio from my Home Theater) and if possible get HD at some of the other TVs that are not connected directly to a receiver without having to pay for a separate receiver for the TVs that may only be watched 30 min/wk. My wife says that she can not get by with being able to record less than 4 programs at a time. Any advice would be appreciated.
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Posted 16 June 2012 - 08:25 PM
Posted 17 June 2012 - 01:23 PM
There are a couple reasonably priced ways to get HD to your remote TV's. I did it for about $100 or so with a wired solution. It runs over cat 6 with HDMI wall plates that I bought from Monoprice. Here is a [link] to the HDMI wall plate selection starting at $17. I recommend that you buy cat 6 cable and at least 24 AWG HDMI cables that they recommend. Depending on how far you go and if you are already using the DVR's HDMI output to the local TV, you may need an HDMI powered splitter, which start at about $24 [link].
Others have used a wireless HDMI setup that they said works well. I have no experience with them. Here is an example of one that Best Buy sells for $230 [link].