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HDMI switching question

Is HDMI bi directional? I want to play one Playstation 3 on one of two displays and to do this I wanted to use a cheap pushbutton hdmi switch but the only thing i can find are ones that will switch between two hdmi devices on one display. so the question is will it work backwards? can i use these switches to switch one device between 2 displays?

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Yes

Yes, there are HDMI switchers/splitters to acheive this. If you cannot find a 1x2 HDMI splitter, look into some of the matrix type switchers. Some of them combine the two functions.

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I think it should work for a "passive" hdmi switch.

With a splitter, it may or may not work. For USB switch it may not work because the cable connector is not the same on both end. Since you already have the unit..give it a shot.

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i dont have it but i need one and not looking to spend alot

To clarify, I have one Playstation 3 and two TVs. the TVs basicly are mounted on either side of a wall with a media closet in between them. I want to push a button to play on one tv or push a button to play on the other tv.

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The TV have the same resolution?

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