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Piggy back hdmi output from dish box to far away tv

So I hung an 32" HDTV in the garage (slowly turning into a man cave). I'm in an apartment and the garage is downstairs. By not directly below. Right below I'd another apartment. So running a cable will be a b!tch. Is there a way to wirelessly get that tv to talk to my other direct tv box and piggy back that box to that tv? I've heard of this being done but I can't find what I'm looking for online.

If I run an hdmi cable to that tv it'll hafta be a 100' cable, but then I still can't change the channel through the wallS.

Any key have any experience in doing this set up?

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You can use cat 5e/cat6 and buy a transmitter and receiver to do the conversion. Category cable is cheap and far easier to run. Check monoprice if you do not want to spend a lot. This is your best option for running any sort of long distance application for digital video.

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Preciate it. I went to best buy and found a wireless hdmi transmitter an receiver kit, works great! I can change the channel and everything from the other cable box no problems.

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FYI there are wireless transmitters and receivers for HDMI, but can be pricy if you get the 60Ghz variety. If you are in an urban setting, I would not suggest anything else since you may experience unreliable results due to interference from wireless networks, cordless phones, etc.

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Preciate it. I went to best buy and found a wireless hdmi transmitter an receiver kit, works great! I can change the channel and everything from the other cable box no problems.
Gotcha. Good luck with the setup!

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That's what I got but can't remember the hertz rating, but it works perfectly!

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