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Splitting HDTV signal and routing to non HDTV set

by hydrojohn / February 9, 2009 12:32 PM PST

I occasionally prefer to watch TV from my back porch. Prior to upgrading to HDTV (Direct TV)it was no big deal. I just split the signal coming in on the coaxial cable. When I upgraded to HDTV I was told to route from my HDTV cable box using component cables into a RF modulator and then put the signal into a coaxial cable where it goes outside to the back porch TV. Problem is the picture is poor. It looks washed out. I thought it was my TV, so I got another TV and its is the same problem. Am I doing this all wrong. This can not be that unusual a situation. I would very much like to fix this problem. Advise please!

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