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HDMI splitter

by 72michael72 / January 10, 2010 9:09 AM PST

I have 1 hdmi outlet on my cable box if I use a cheap 1 into 2 splitter to send a cable to 2 tv's is the picture quality going to be comprimised?

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Although I don't know what will happen, but...
by ahtoi / January 10, 2010 10:59 AM PST
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I would not try it. Why would you want to do that? Both tv will have to watch the same thing..the way I see it.

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HDMI Splitter
by FaithfulSinner / January 10, 2010 10:58 PM PST
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Very good solution, if...
by ahtoi / January 11, 2010 1:30 AM PST
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that's what the person's objective is.

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hdmi splitter
by 72michael72 / January 11, 2010 3:22 AM PST
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Thanks what i'm trying to do is run a line from my living room cable box that goes to my main tv to 1 on the exterior of my home on the patio the 1 on the patio is seldom used and I understad that the same chanel will be on both I just don't want to comprimise my main tv's picture.I could run analog to exterior but the hdmi is already there and that will require me to nock out some brick to rewire.I guess I'm just trying to find an easy way out.
Thanks again

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Something tells me it would not work because of the built
by minimalist / January 10, 2010 11:49 AM PST
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in copy protection. HDMI requires that equipment on both ends make a digital handshake in order for any content to be transmitted.

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