Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.



18 posts

Geek


Topic # 53858 14-Dec-2009 16:45 Send private message

I am setting up my new house and it has been wired to have the decoder in the living room. I also have a component set of cables to the bedroom and a component set of cables to the theatre room...presuming I also use component straight from the decoder to the tv in the living room, this means I'll need a decoder with 3 component outs...do Sky have such a decoder?

Create new topic
19872 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1568

Moderator
Trusted
Biddle Corp
Subscriber

  Reply # 282382 14-Dec-2009 17:02 Send private message

Your best bet may be a component distribution amp, Jaycar sell them for around $100 from memory and they have 4 outputs.

11189 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 570

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 282405 14-Dec-2009 17:51 Send private message

No joy on that but I think you can get 2 out of a mysky, and the local screen on hdmi would solve it.




Richard rich.ms



18 posts

Geek


  Reply # 284231 20-Dec-2009 19:40 Send private message

I think I might just go with a decoder that has 1 component out, then split it 3 ways using the jaycar amp previously mentioned...can anyone comment on the quality of the picture after being split 3/4 ways?

Can anyone also confirm which brands/models of decoders support component?  Thanks

1465 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 111

Trusted

  Reply # 284245 20-Dec-2009 20:42 Send private message

If it were me and I was wiring my house I would make sure you have RG6 and Ethernet outlets everywhere, that way you could either watch freeview or sky over the DVB-S/T using a splitter. Or stream any TV over the network. I also have seen 2xCAT5e to HDMI converters.. which look pretty sweet.




Check out my Mobile Cell Site Google Maps KML Files in my blog.
Now using Google Fusion Tables or Address Lookup or GPS using Smartphone
I update it on a monthly basis automatically from RSM.

11189 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 570

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 284265 20-Dec-2009 23:14 Send private message

The jaycar one is ok, but watch out for groundloops if you are connecting it to other things at the remote TV's that are earthed.




Richard rich.ms

Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Government Limos
Created by networkn, last reply by Bung on 31-Oct-2014 12:39 (94 replies)
Pages... 5 6 7


Got a good ol parking fine
Created by Lyderies, last reply by Elpie on 1-Nov-2014 20:46 (24 replies)
Pages... 2


How good is your general Science Knowledge?
Created by Aredwood, last reply by freitasm on 1-Nov-2014 18:38 (48 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


Shutup and take my money (via NFC on my mobile phone)
Created by sxz, last reply by sonyxperiageek on 31-Oct-2014 22:34 (24 replies)
Pages... 2


OneDrive code giveaway - go!
Created by freitasm, last reply by PhantomNVD on 1-Nov-2014 10:31 (36 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Uber: a cheaper taxi ride?
Created by kingdragonfly, last reply by livisun on 31-Oct-2014 14:47 (34 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Sky will be 'upgrading software' of My Sky to connect to internet. What does that mean?
Created by Geektastic, last reply by TwoSeven on 1-Nov-2014 17:43 (30 replies)
Pages... 2


DDos Protection from ISP
Created by charsleysa, last reply by freitasm on 31-Oct-2014 12:11 (46 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.