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2ndary Cable box with 2 outputs? Does it exist?

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2ndary Cable box with 2 outputs? Does it exist?

So I have 2 calbe boxes.  One main 'big' one in the living room that displays the time, and a smaller one in the family room.  The smaller one is the Pace and Cisco XiD X1.  This has an HDMI out and the Cable Port out.

 

So I have 2 tvs in the family room.  I'd like to have both tv's connected to the cable box.

 

I connect HDMI out from cable box to HDMI In for TV1.  Works fine.

But for TV2, if I connect it thru coax cable from the box to the coax on the tv, it s a really terrible picture.  In face, the picture is like a third and shrunk on the tv.  Yes I can change the settings of the tv to zoom it out but the quality of picture is really bad.

 

Question is - does xfinity offer another one of those small cable boxes with another output other than coaxial?  So looking for either 2 hdmi outs, which probalby doesn't exist, or at least 1 hdmi out and another out without being coaxial?

 

Thanks!

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Re: 2ndary Cable box with 2 outputs? Does it exist?

Comcast does not have a secondary box with 2 HDMI outputs but you could always buy a 3rd party HDMI splitter. They are easy to come by.


@norcalneil wrote:

So I have 2 calbe boxes.  One main 'big' one in the living room that displays the time, and a smaller one in the family room.  The smaller one is the Pace and Cisco XiD X1.  This has an HDMI out and the Cable Port out.

 

So I have 2 tvs in the family room.  I'd like to have both tv's connected to the cable box.

 

I connect HDMI out from cable box to HDMI In for TV1.  Works fine.

But for TV2, if I connect it thru coax cable from the box to the coax on the tv, it s a really terrible picture.  In face, the picture is like a third and shrunk on the tv.  Yes I can change the settings of the tv to zoom it out but the quality of picture is really bad.

 

Question is - does xfinity offer another one of those small cable boxes with another output other than coaxial?  So looking for either 2 hdmi outs, which probalby doesn't exist, or at least 1 hdmi out and another out without being coaxial?

 

Thanks!




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Re: 2ndary Cable box with 2 outputs? Does it exist?

Tried low to high end splitters w the smaller xfinity box and had not much success. Works for a while but then loses signal. Especially when changing inputs on one of the TVs.

Is there something I can buy for coaxial to improve the picture?
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Re: 2ndary Cable box with 2 outputs? Does it exist?

The coaxial output has the lowest resolution and the audio is simple analog mono. No real way to improve it.