[mythtv-users] Duplicate screens
gqsmith at tpg.com.au
Sun Jan 14 06:22:21 UTC 2007
On Sunday 14 January 2007 11:06, Matthew Asplund wrote:
> I have a mythtv setup running in my kitchen, and my wife loves it. I may
> have approval to build a second setup in the family room with a 42" LCD
> screen, but there is one feature that would be really cool. How hard would
> it be to tei two front end systems together so that they both play the same
> thing. It would be great if I could make one front end a slave to another
> front end so that I can play the same live tv/recorded tv/dvd/video files
> on both systems, so that I can do the dishes or make a snack in the kitchen
> and not miss the fun. I suppose that I could use VNC, but that seens
> pretty crude.
> Matthew Asplund
Just a thought, how about using a video extender.
I don't know how well it would work but say you use a DVI output to the one
screen and the vga output to the other screen using a video extender.
Has any one tried this idea? It would save on the cost of configuring another
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