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Pass-through digital signal?

My house has a pass-through aerial set-up - meaning that plugging the cable into the back of the Sky box, then another one back out and into the wall, allows us to watch whatever is on the Sky on any TV in the house.

Of course, this is an analogue signal, and as I'm about to retire our last TV with an analogue tuner, we're about to lose this ability I think.

Unless it's possible to have a similar set-up, but with the onwards signal being digital? I was wondering if the newer Sky boxes do this perhaps?

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I wouldn't have thought so, they want to sell you extra Sky boxes for each room and get you to pay another 10 a month (?) for multiroom, I should imagine Bazza!
 
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Most TVs still have analogue tuners - third world markets - but you could investigate HDMI senders.
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I was using an HDMI sender for the last two years.

They still aren't very cheap but they do work.

Depends how many TVs you want to send to.
And also how much brick/concrete the 5GHz signal needs to pass through.


Quick search on Amazon turned up this wired solution:

http://www.amazon.co.uk/TRI-LINK-Con...dp/B002R634DU/
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Full HD sender to send Sky from downstairs to upstairs.

Gigaview 821. Works superbly. Even works with 3D DVDs.

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I was using an HDMI sender for the last two years.

They still aren't very cheap but they do work.

Depends how many TVs you want to send to.
And also how much brick/concrete the 5GHz signal needs to pass through.


Quick search on Amazon turned up this wired solution:

http://www.amazon.co.uk/TRI-LINK-Con...dp/B002R634DU/
Is that definitely the right solution? Details are a bit slim on the page, but I think that's outputting to analogue TVs, isn't it?

If I'm reading it right, that solves the problem of changing to a set top box that doesn't have an RF out, rather than the problem of going to a TV which doesn't accept an analogue in.

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