The hdmi splitter I bought off ebay is a cheap plastic thing with a cheap power cord. Just a heads up, this splitter looks and feels as cheap as its price. Is a hit and miss at times to see if one of these splitters will work though. The listed splitter is indeed no longer available, thanks for reporting this. I get all the Sky Channels and can record with no problem but you need a hdmi splitter to eliminate the hdcp.
If you find a model that works, please let us know, so I can update the list in this article … hans Thank Ted! At times it works great and at times it freezes you never know when. Ripping it is far more effective, easier, and faster than trying to copy a movie using a video capture device — not to mention the challenge with audio sync if you use a video capture device. Again; your device needs to be compatible to the provider and the card they provide. Once you get familiar with Kodi, you can start looking for alternatives. Please contact your Source device, Display or Digital receiver manufacturer for a firmware upgrade and advice on hdmi handshake issues. I have a MacbookPro, and I theoretically could get an external blu-ray drive to watch movies on my Macbook and take screens from there, but since I already have an Elgato recorder, it may just be cheaper for me to get the Splitter instead of an External Blu-ray Drive.
Even the ones listed below might or might not do the trick. Good luck and let us know how it goes! A fan would do the trick! So far, and I have ordered stuff with them plenty of times in the past, I have encountered only one instance where I had to complain with the seller. Tried to search, but found nothing in the tread. Maybe others have had good experience with other video capture solutions. I guess the Portta splitter is the one that does the magic scaling? Jeffrey Thanks for the information Jeffrey. Probably just not familiar enough with it to know what to look for. JeffG Hey Guys, Does anyone have any experience with any of the 1 x 4 splitters? But it is not like a cell phone where one gets a new sim card.
Please note though that my purpose for the splitter is not to record movies, but it works! I wondered if you know why your two devices work? I am returning to this for a refund. I also have kodi tv with computer and android box but is a pain to keep updating and doing timeless searching for movies. This can also damage your hdmi equipment and electrical damage is not covered under the manufacturers warranty. But they have outmoded video sections. As for cooling; you could try and see if you can pop it open …? Please keep this in mind. Michael Your setup will work.
As soon as I receive these items, get them set up and tested, I will be posting my findings here. I actually enjoy writing articles and interaction with visitors. If this works consistently well with your projector then you should be fine. I have gone thru several different types of the 1 x 2 splitters with limited success. So many combinations of settings. But have to record to the Aver Media 310 in real time to have my own recording.
Also, it will capture in 1080p quality at the most. I have also been reading about that app called Kodi. Trevor Hi Trevor, First of all; thanks for the compliments! Cool, I can wait… I guess. Without the hdmi splitter I get the hdcp error screen. The result, no video no audio.
Of course greed often trumps customer needs. Does the cloner box allow for this? I did notice that they have a forum, so if you run into buffering problems freeze , you might want to checkout their forum. Then from monitor to 1080p splitter which bypasses hdcp, then to the Elgato capture card. If going through your total home entertainment setup, make sure all your equipment has the latest firmware. Wait 10 seconds or more after equipment was powered off to be powered on again.
This article was not written with illegal copying, ripping or to promote piracy. Needs stripper in order to work. With the fan on it, I feel better about it. So it works because of the switch digital-analog format but the final result is not very pleasant. Just need to make sure you flash the firmware with the hacked file and change one setting on one of the buttons and it should work. I read on this forum topic that some have also bought this Splitter and worked for them.
I will post my results. I am now going to try another splitter. Someone has to of bought one recently and has worked. Hope this helps hans Hey Mark, You are struggling with the issue that so many of us have. I plugged it in and the video worked fine but the audio was stereo only. The things they are doing now a days to fight for their intellectual property….
Hope this helps someone with a similar situation. Now those are not mainstream yet, but they appear more and more, and making those yourself has become easier as well. Thank you all for any solution to this problem. If they can remove 2. When I read your replies I am amazed how much you guys know in the world of computers and everything that goes with it.