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DISH Hopper and Tivo

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#1 OFFLINE   ESA1178



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Posted 29 October 2012 - 12:00 PM

I was wondering if I can hook up my rabbit ears to the Tivo and HD output to TV. Then regular dish network on the hopper and HD out to the sane TV.
The reason is that we love Antenna TV and like to record it during the night.
So we would switch inputs in order to watch DISH or TIVO,

Is this doable?



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#2 OFFLINE   Jim5506


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Posted 29 October 2012 - 12:49 PM

I do it all the time, 2 HD TiVos and a Dish ViP211 with EHD plus HDDVDplayer and Bluray - 5 HDMI inputs to single TV.

Your only limitation is how many HDMI inputs your TV has, I had to buy a 5 way HDMI switch, with remote of course.
Tuners: Hopper 2000; Hopper w/Sling; 3 Joeys; Samsung SIR-T351; Accurian 6000;2 X HD TiVo; 2 X TiVo Series 2 Stand alone; Panasonic Showstopper 2000
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Antennas - CM4228; RS U75-R; coathanger; Funke PSP.1922 (stillin the box); paperclip
Displays: Sony VPH D50Q with HD Fury HDMI input; Hitachi 57F59; Sony Bravia LCD;Sanyo 32" LCD; Panasonic 42" plasma
Sony 80GB PS3; Toshiba HD-DVD

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#3 OFFLINE   P Smith

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Posted 29 October 2012 - 02:44 PM

The 5x1 HDMI switch with a remote is very cheap at eBay: $10-20.

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