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Sharing directv between two rooms wirelessly???


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#1 OFFLINE   vettegofast

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Posted 20 August 2007 - 06:43 PM

Hey guys. I want to share one of my directv receivers between 2 rooms. They can watch the same thing and I dont have to use the remote in the other room either. I am just trying to do this without a splitter and running more wiring.

Is there a cheap way to do this with wireless? I can use RF coax or composite.

Thanks!!!

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Posted 20 August 2007 - 06:47 PM

I use something between my home office and kitchen made my x10. Just google "transmit tv between rooms" and You'll find a lot like it. Whole thing cost me $50. It works okay. Only okay. My microwave interfears with it, though.
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Posted 20 August 2007 - 06:48 PM

Here's what I have: http://www.x10.com/p...sp_lr_ps69.html
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Posted 20 August 2007 - 08:40 PM

Here's what I have: http://www.x10.com/p...sp_lr_ps69.html



Thanks. I dont need anything special. Its just for my kid to watch cartoons. Did you buy it at a chain store or off the internet?

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Posted 21 August 2007 - 05:46 AM

Got it off the internet. They have more expensive versions out there that use a different frequency so that wireless routers and such don't interfere as much. My wireless router sits between the two tv's, so I feet some sound crackling. YMMV. :)

Still, it does what I need. I'm able to watch TV in the kitchen when making dinner.
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Posted 21 August 2007 - 07:25 AM

Got it off the internet. They have more expensive versions out there that use a different frequency so that wireless routers and such don't interfere as much. My wireless router sits between the two tv's, so I feet some sound crackling. YMMV. :)

Still, it does what I need. I'm able to watch TV in the kitchen when making dinner.


Yup, thats all i need. Thanks.

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Posted 21 August 2007 - 09:49 AM

I used to use the X-10 unit mentioned but I was getting a lot of interference. The 2.4 ghz is pretty crowded (microwaves, cordless phones, wi-fi, etc.)

I switched to this:
http://www.bhphotovi...z_Wireless.html

It's more expensive, but it operates on the less crowded 5.8ghz band. I get much less interference.

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Posted 21 August 2007 - 10:09 AM

This newer 2.4 gHz video sender (www.x10videosender.com/) also returns the IR remote control signal.

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