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Split screen on an HD TV

by kjrooney / December 19, 2012 9:33 AM PST

I want to set up a split screen on a 60+" TV that offers great picture quality. Samsung and Panasonic do not offer split screen capability, so what other manufacturers have the capability? Alternatively, is there a way to have a split screen setup with a Samsung or a Panasonic?

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There are video processors (yup, that's the name)
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 19, 2012 10:54 AM PST

You can research video processors to achieve many effects. Some folk are talking PIP but I've found that to be limited. Your average cable box now has that.
Bob

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Thanks!
by kjrooney / December 19, 2012 12:48 PM PST

PIP is nice, but I am looking for the ability to watch 2 channels at the same time without one of them being reduced to a small screen.

Thanks.

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Usually in the cable box today. Why?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 19, 2012 2:02 PM PST
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Because HD content is not over the RF connection since most cable companies scramble the content now.

To get 2 channels you need 2 cable boxes and frankly what a mess. So think about it and see how folk pull off this trick.
Bob

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