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CAT6 to HDMI to HDTV...query
Jun 19, 2012, 4:04 PM
CAT6 to HDMI to HDTV
this may not be in the right place, feel free to relocate
My house is wired with CAT6 from the computer room running to the living room. About 25' +/- with corners etc.
I am currently running the CAT6 through the Playstation3 and using it as a server...GARBAGE, it recognizes half of the video or music I have directed it to see (using TVersity pro, and WMP as well).
I want to; run the CAT6 from my PC, to the TV and convert it to HDMI ( I have ordered this in anticipation of resolving the issue
Anywho, am I going to need a server or hub to make it work? In a perfect world I would open VLC media player, add a few videos to my playlist, then walk into the next room and relax???
Jun 30, 2012
Jun 19, 2012
cat6 hdmi hdtv query
Jun 19, 2012, 9:10 PM
That unit you ordered only works with its base unit p/n B126-002 which is over $100.
From what I think you want to do, you can use an HDMI cable hooked to your video card's HDMI output. This would go into an cat5/6 adapter (you'll need to run 2 cat5/6 lines) thru the cat5/6 and into another adapter and then HDMI cable into your tv. This will cost anywhere from $25 to 100 depending one the converter you choose. Something like these
or you can run a single 25" hdmi cable instead of two cat5/6 lines for under $25
Jun 20, 2012, 1:13 AM
poop, yeah that makes sense...
my ATI Radeon HD 4800 only has Dvi and Super S video out...time to upgrade and get a 25 foot hdmi cord it seems
I was told SOME Dvi can transmit audio, any truth to that?
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Jun 30, 2012, 2:25 AM
I ordered a DVI to HDMI cable, then ran independent sound...hokey, but better 1/3 as cheap as full HDMI cable and new video card... thanks guys
Jun 30, 2012, 2:25 AM
Best answer selected by natimus.
Jun 30, 2012, 8:34 AM
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