[mythtv-users] Questions about Hauppauge HD-PVR (1212)

Peter VanDerWal peter at vanderwal.us
Tue Jul 1 12:29:17 UTC 2008

> On Tue, Jul 1, 2008 at 11:45 AM, John Welch <jrw3319 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> [...]
>> Second, when I first saw the unit I was a bit concerned about how I
>> would set it up because I use the component output of my STB to
>> connect up to my TV, and this is my primary source of live TV viewing.
>>  However, I was happy to see the "pass-through" component out of the
>> device, but then a little less happy when I found that the device had
>> to be on for this to work.
> I've never tried splitting a component video, but I found one very
> quickly for $10.
> Of course, that may change how you drive your T.V.

I use a simple Y cable (triple) to split my component video between my
plasma display and my ceiling mounted projector.  I have about 40 feet of
(high quality) cable between the splitter and the projector.  I get
excellent displays on both, even simultaneously.

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