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28Gauge
Aug 5, 2012, 02:06 PM
I'm thinking about getting the Apple TV device since it is on sale at Amazon for $89 . The problem that I have is that the TV that I want to connect it to has only one HDMI port. That port is currently being used by my Dish Network receiver. I was thinking that some sort of HDMI hub might be the solution, but each hub that I found had terrible reviews. What would be some good options for hooking up ATV to this particular TV. The TV is a six year old SONY XBR.



mic j
Aug 5, 2012, 02:20 PM
I'm thinking about getting the Apple TV device since it is on sale at Amazon for $89 . The problem that I have is that the TV that I want to connect it to has only one HDMI port. That port is currently being used by my Dish Network receiver. I was thinking that some sort of HDMI hub might be the solution, but each hub that I found had terrible reviews. What would be some good options for hooking up ATV to this particular TV. The TV is a six year old SONY XBR.

Amazon is loaded with HDMI hubs for $10 that have 4-star reviews...looking for perfection?

MarkG21
Aug 5, 2012, 02:26 PM
I would recommend MonoPrice (http://www.monoprice.com)

HDMI spitters can be found here:
http://www.monoprice.com/products/subdepartment.asp?c_id=101&cp_id=10113


If all your looking for 2 ports (Dish and ATV), this looks good:
http://www.monoprice.com/products/product.asp?c_id=101&cp_id=10113&cs_id=1011306&p_id=8153&seq=1&format=2


They have good HDMI cables too and other great products. I've ordered from the numerous times over the past 7+ years.



As mentioned by the above poster, Amazon is a great place to look too. Probably a little cheaper.

mic j
Aug 5, 2012, 02:36 PM
I would recommend MonoPrice (http://www.monoprice.com)

HDMI spitters can be found here:
http://www.monoprice.com/products/subdepartment.asp?c_id=101&cp_id=10113


If all your looking for 2 ports (Dish and ATV), this looks good:
http://www.monoprice.com/products/product.asp?c_id=101&cp_id=10113&cs_id=1011306&p_id=8153&seq=1&format=2


They have good HDMI cables too and other great products. I've ordered from the numerous times over the past 7+ years.



As mentioned by the above poster, Amazon is a great place to look too. Probably a little cheaper.
I like Monoprice as a source. Never been disappointed with a purchase. I searched for "HDMI Hub" and didn't get anything or I would have guided the OP there too.

28Gauge
Aug 6, 2012, 06:38 AM
Thanks for the help. I ordered a Monoprice hub.