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Stream to iPad to TV via HDMI

Discussion in 'TiVo Stream' started by BigBillTolbert, Sep 12, 2013.

  1. BigBillTolbert

    BigBillTolbert New Member

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    I have TiVo stream set up and working and it works great. The specs say that TiVo stream supports 1080i and 1080p. What I can't figure out is if I buy a lightning to HDMI adapter, what resolution will go to the TV.

    My goal is to be able to take a TV out on the deck and rather than run a cable out to it and a cable box, I hope to use the iPad over wireless and just buy the lightning to HDMI adapter.

    Just don't want to drop $50 on the adapter if it's not capable.
     
  2. jjd_87

    jjd_87 Member

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    You can't do this without jailbreaking your iPad.
     
  3. BigBillTolbert

    BigBillTolbert New Member

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    Rats. I have a TiVo mini that I can drag out on the deck, but then I have to run a ethernet cable out there. At that point I could just run a coax and a cable box.
     
  4. Dan203

    Dan203 Super Moderator Staff Member TCF Club

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    You could use a WiFi bridge instead. If you get a good signal you should be able to sustain a single stream just fine. And a lot of the new bridges are powered by USB, so you don't even need power except for the Mini itself.
     
  5. Austin Bike

    Austin Bike New Member

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    What is the distance? I used a wireless HDMI and HDMI splitter off a Tivo HD to get tivo out to my screen porch. More recently it has become my kitchen tivo. You are mirroring so it isn't a replacement for a mini, but it does the job.
     

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