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Hdmi connections Dear Team of Experts, I have a digital tv mounted on the wall with the hdmi cable let into the wall. The other end of the cable goes to a dvd recorder. I am considering satelite tv and so that I do not have to let another hdmi cable into the wall for the satelite box can I only use one hdmi cable from the tv with a splitter to the dvd and satelite box? If this is possible will i lose any signal quality. Please advise on this. Thank you Martin.

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Not a good plan! Yes you will have problems . It is best to home run a new cable.

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