Anyone successfully split an HDMI output to feed 2 displays?

Discussion in 'DirecTV TiVo Powered PVRs & Receivers' started by MikeekiM, Jul 31, 2007.

  1. MikeekiM

    MikeekiM Palindromer

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    I want to feed a local television 2-3 feet away from my DVR, as well as a remote TV in my bedroom about 15 feet away...

    Has anyone successfully done this? Do I need an amplified solution (which is quite expensive), or can I run a passive splitter (which runs under 20 bucks)?
     
  2. Mark Lopez

    Mark Lopez Just click ignore

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    A passive non powered (i.e. cheap) one probably won't work for that distance. I've read that anything over 6' needs a powered unit. YMMV.
     
  3. MikeekiM

    MikeekiM Palindromer

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    Thanks... I am thinking about running component instead, but want to avoid running 5 wires underneath the house (3 video; 2 audio)... I'd rather run one HDMI cable across...plus, I saw a fantastic looking HDMI faceplate for just such a solution...

    Plus, I have 2 devices I want to distribute...so that would make 10 wires!

    It's less about not being able to support 1080p on component, and much more a volume of wires issue for me...
     
  4. JimSpence

    JimSpence Just hangin'

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    BTW, the HR10 doesn't support 1080p on any output. But, component does support 1080i. :)
     

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