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16th March 2012, 01:50 PM #1
HDMI - 1 Device to 2 screens
Is there such a cable or bit of hardware that will let me have one one device, eg sky box, and plugged in to 2 TVs. I often change which TV im watching on depending on what else is on and am getting fed up of unplugging the HDMI cable between the 2 TVs. If I could have it plugged in to both at the same time it would save me a lot of hassel.
Does such a thing exist?
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16th March 2012, 01:51 PM #2
Thanks to plexer from:
RabbieBurns (25th March 2012)
25th March 2012, 11:34 AM #3
got one off ebay, works great. cheers
Originally Posted by plexer
25th March 2012, 12:26 PM #4
Powered HDMI splitters will do the trick. Don't buy these basic HDMI splitters (without power) as they don't work!
I think you can buy dual, quad and octo splitters these days.
25th March 2012, 12:51 PM #5
Ive only got the 2 TVs in my room for now so the doubler will need to do
(Ive not got it plugged in but its still working ok, I guess power is only needed for bigger distances? both mine are 0.5m cables)
25th March 2012, 12:55 PM #6
was using a slingbox to start with, but only coz I had one. To suggest one as a solution to this is daft :P
Thanks to RabbieBurns from:
mac_shinobi (25th March 2012)
25th March 2012, 12:59 PM #7
ok nevermind then, moving along swiftly :P
25th March 2012, 02:01 PM #8
haha sorry dont mean to sound condesending!
Originally Posted by mac_shinobi
25th March 2012, 06:54 PM #9
lol that's ok, like you said it was a daft suggestion
Originally Posted by RabbieBurns
26th March 2012, 07:54 AM #10
For the record, we have 2 HDMI tvs in the sales office driven off one PC with a powered splitter, which feeds into 2 HDMI->CAT5 adaptors - note CAT5 - not IP... couldn't get IP convertors I was sure would work and at a decent price. I believe it needs 2 bits of cat5, but the quality seems fine.
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