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    • AndyPix
    • By AndyPix 19th Jun 17, 2:37 PM
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    Maybe because it only supports HDMI1.4b ??


    Not sure, but as a wise man once said .. "Buy cheap - buy twice"
    Running with scissors since 1978
    • GunJack
    • By GunJack 19th Jun 17, 2:46 PM
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    Maybe because it only supports HDMI1.4b ??


    Not sure, but as a wise man once said .. "Buy cheap - buy twice"
    Originally posted by AndyPix
    alternatively, buy cheap, get returns case opened

    I have a feeling that I may need a powered splitter, as both tablet and freeview box are possibly not (after any cable loss) putting out quite enough voltage/current to power the switch properly....
    Last edited by GunJack; 19-06-2017 at 3:13 PM.
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    • GunJack
    • By GunJack 19th Jun 17, 8:58 PM
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    Could it be that the resolution of what you are attaching is not being recognised, is there some sort of auto setting on the tv, for example if the device feeds it 1080p but does not upscale 720p?

    What happens when you select manually?
    Originally posted by DavidP24
    manual select on the tablet o/p makes no difference, older tv so no manual adjustment on there The tab plays fine minus audio when connected direct to the tv, it's just not through the splitter...
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    • emptybox
    • By emptybox 19th Jun 17, 11:09 PM
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    • 19th Jun 17, 11:09 PM
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    • 19th Jun 17, 11:09 PM
    I've got an HDMI switch of the same design, although I paid more for it (maybe £10?), and it works fine with my Freeview box and my Freesat box.
    But it won't recognize my Amazon Fire box as being connected to it, so won't even manually switch to it.
    Almost certainly down to the power output from it.
    • GunJack
    • By GunJack 20th Jun 17, 7:11 AM
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    • 20th Jun 17, 7:11 AM
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    • 20th Jun 17, 7:11 AM
    I've got an HDMI switch of the same design, although I paid more for it (maybe £10?), and it works fine with my Freeview box and my Freesat box.
    But it won't recognize my Amazon Fire box as being connected to it, so won't even manually switch to it.
    Almost certainly down to the power output from it.
    Originally posted by emptybox
    Thanks, that's what I thought..... so I'll have to look for a powered type
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    • letsbehonest
    • By letsbehonest 21st Jun 17, 8:40 AM
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    • 21st Jun 17, 8:40 AM
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    • 21st Jun 17, 8:40 AM
    Maybe because it only supports HDMI1.4b ??


    Not sure, but as a wise man once said .. "Buy cheap - buy twice"
    Originally posted by AndyPix
    That was me many years ago
    "Imagination is more Important than knowledge"
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