Cable boxes and TVs are great for watching TV in different rooms, but many people don’t use them that way. In this post, I’ll show you how to use a cable box and two TVs to create a single, unified TV experience.
Doing it right: How to split one HDMI output to TWO TV inputs.
How to watch two different channels on two different TVs with one cable box
If you have a single cable box that can handle both TV channels and you want to watch one channel on one TV and another channel on another TV in different rooms in your house, there is a way to do it. The trick is to first figure out what channels are on each TV. Once you know that, you can use the TV channel search feature on your cable box to find the movie or TV show you want to watch. Then, just use the TV remote to change the channel on each TV to the one for the TV you want to watch.
Tips for using a single cable box in two different rooms
There are a few different ways to use a single cable box in two different rooms.
One option is to use a cable box as a DVR for both rooms. This way, you can watch your favorite shows in one room and record them in the other room, without having to use two different cable boxes.
Another option is to use a cable box as a splitter. This means that you can send one channel from the cable box to each TV. This is a good option if you want to watch different channels in each room, but don’t want to use two different cable boxes.
Whatever option you choose, be sure to read the instructions that come with your cable box, and consult with a professional if you have any questions.
The benefits of having one cable box for two TVs
At first, it may seem like a waste to buy a second cable box for two TVs when one cable box can do the job just fine. However, there are a few benefits to having a second cable box for two TVs.
The first benefit is that if one TV is lost or stolen, the other TV can still watch TV without issue. This is because the cable box can still receive programming from the cable provider, even if the original cable box is gone.
The second benefit is that having one cable box for two TVs means that there is one less device to connect to the cable provider. This can save you on cable bills, because it means that you will only need one cable box for each TV.
Overall, having a second cable box for two TVs can be a valuable tool in your home entertainment arsenal. By taking these benefits into account, you may be able to justify the purchase of a second cable box for two TVs.
How to make the most out of your one cable box
If you have one cable box and two TVs in different rooms, you can use the TV remote to change the channel on one TV and watch the same program on the other TV. If you have a cable box with a built-in tuner, you can use the TV tuner to watch TV on one TV and listen to radio on the other TV.
How to get the best TV experience with one cable box
Assuming you have one cable box and two TVs in different rooms, the first step is to determine which cable box you have.
If you have a cable box from Comcast, DIRECTV, or Time Warner, then you will need to purchase a separate cable box for each TV. If you have a cable box from DISH Network, then you will only need to purchase a single cable box.
Once you have determined which cable box you have, the next step is to determine which TV you will use as the “master TV.” This TV will act as the source for all of your cable channels.
The other TV should be connected to the cable box using an HDMI cable. It is also possible to use a coaxial cable or a RF cable, but HDMI is the preferred cable connection.
Once the HDMI connection is made, the TV should be set to the “PC Input” mode. This will enable the TV to receive signals from the cable box.
Now, each TV should be set to the “TV Input” mode. This will enable the TV to receive signals from the cable box.
Once the TV is set to the “TV Input” mode, you will need to change the input mode for the cable box.
The cable box will usually have a “TV” or “HDTV” mode. You will need to change the input mode to “PC” mode.
Finally, you will need to change the
If you have two TVs in different rooms, you may want to consider getting a single cable box to manage both sets. This way, you can watch what you want when you want, without having to go through the hassle of changing inputs or remotes.