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Old 04-26-2015, 04:43 PM   #1
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Default 2 TVs off 1 cable box?

I'm thinking of putting a small 19" TV by my computer desk. So I can have it on and watch TV when Im on the computer.

Right now in this room there is a TV and cable box. But the TV and cable box are behind me @ the opposite side of the room.

Is it possible to run 2 TVs from this cable box?
I don't need both TVs to be on @ the same time.

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Old 04-27-2015, 12:34 AM   #2
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From the cable box run a short cable with fittings on both ends. One end goes to tv out. On the other end put a 2 port cable splitter. Then connect the tv on that side of the room to one of the two remaining ports. Run another cable with fittings on it to the other tv and connect the other end to the last open port on the splitter.

Don't buy a cheap garbage splitter. One that tops out at 800 to 900 Mhz is preferred if either is a digital tv. Junk splitters degrade the picture.
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Thank you.


I thought I read somewhere that this Motorolla box has "handshake" which prevents you from splitting the video?
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Not with analog TV's. With digital, yes.
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