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xbox 360 + 4 tv's

by jbax1973 / December 11, 2007 11:26 PM PST

I have an Xbox 360 and 4 of us currently play Halo with the 4 player screens appearing on the TV. Is there any type of video splitter or something similar that I can use to connect the Xbox360 to 4 different TV's with each TV displaying a different player and not all 4?

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 11, 2007 11:37 PM PST
In reply to: xbox 360 + 4 tv's

The answer is 4 xbox 360s + 4 tvs.

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not very realistic....
by jbax1973 / December 11, 2007 11:48 PM PST
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.... looking for something a little more cost efficient; I would think that this is doable...ONE Xbox360 - some type of video splitter and 4 - TV's. Anyone done this or have an idea?

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by RetroRicardo / December 12, 2007 2:12 AM PST
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Nope ... the only way you can do it is by having four X360s.

Think about it, even if you can split the signal, how are you going to tell the X360 to send four entirely different signals to four different Tvs.

The only thing I can think of, if you have a good zoom function on your tv and you can actually split the signal, is to have four tvs that are split in four and then zoom into the square that you would like enhanced.

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zooming is a possibility.....
by jbax1973 / December 12, 2007 2:45 AM PST
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....and it might be doable with the right monitors. As for splitting the signal - I am no expert by any means but since the four images are fixed within frames on one screen then one would think that some intelligent splitter could receive a video signal and differentiate four sets of corresponding x,y coordinates and send them to different monitors. Thanks for our effort; I'm just trying to see if something exists in or out of this reasoning. I can't be the only one to whom this product would benefit.

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by Jimmy Greystone / December 12, 2007 6:37 AM PST
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Theoretically it could be done, but it's far to big of a hassle to bother with. An intelligent splitter, like you mentioned in another post, would likely cost quite a bit, have a rather limited market, and may very well need different settings for every game.

Best solution is 4 systems and 4 TVs using some kind of LAN play.

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There is a splitter out (not for XBOX) so...
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 12, 2007 11:33 AM PST
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here's a good start!
by jbax1973 / December 12, 2007 8:09 PM PST
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