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    Choosing an HDMI matrix switcher

    This is a discussion on Choosing an HDMI matrix switcher within the Sky Talk forums, part of the Other Sky help and support category; Hi everybody! We will be moving to a new place by the end of the year. We plan to buy ...

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      Choosing an HDMI matrix switcher

      Hi everybody! We will be moving to a new place by the end of the year. We plan to buy a new TV and something to control all of my devices, like a matrix switcher. Please advise which matrix switcher I should go with. Thanks for the input!



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      Re: Choosing an HDMI matrix switcher

      Quote Originally Posted by TimKrisp View Post
      Hi everybody! We will be moving to a new place by the end of the year. We plan to buy a new TV and something to control all of my devices, like a matrix switcher. Please advise which matrix switcher I should go with. Thanks for the input!

      In terms of your Sky service, what are you trying to get/achieve?

      If you want different channels in different rooms then Sky Q will be your answer.

      If you want different channels in different rooms and have a communal dish which doesn't support Sky Q then you'll have to keep your existing box and hope it has an extra room option on it.

      If you want the same channels in different rooms and you move to a communal dish without any extra room support then you'll be stuck with 1 room options unless the dish/multiswitch supports Sky Q.
      Please note the views and recommendations in my posts are my own and in no way reflect the views of Sky

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      Re: Choosing an HDMI matrix switcher

      I want different channels in different rooms. My friend suggested me to use something similar to these: https://bzbexpress.com/HDMI-Matrix-Switcher/
      Are these trusted brands?


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      Re: Choosing an HDMI matrix switcher

      Different channels? Each sky box, Q or otherwise only has one output.

      How many receivers are you planning on having and how many destinations. How do you propose to distribute the signals to the other rooms.
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      Re: Choosing an HDMI matrix switcher

      One box means one channel.

      Multiple boxes i.e. multiscreen means different channels in different rooms.

      What your mate says to get only allows you to watch the same channels in different rooms and no more.
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