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Using XBMC

Discussion in 'Media tanks' started by Rocks911, Oct 26, 2011.

  1. Rocks911

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    I have a Windows 7 64 bit computer and I want to use XBMC to access my media. I have a couple of large flat screens that are a couple of years old. The TV's have multiple HDMI inputs but thats about it. I have a PS3 connected to each of the TV's but apparently the PS3's cant work with Linux apps. So how do I get the content on my PC through XBMC and onto my TV?
    I have Cat 6 cable from my router run to the PS3's, but the PS3 doesnt recognize the XBMC program. I dont care for Windows Media Center or Player and have them disabled. Unfortunately there is no CAT port on the TV's so there needs to be a device that can accept a CAT cable and output to an HDMI on my TV that works with XBMC but what would that device be?

    How do you get a HTPC content to older TV's with just an HDMI input?
     
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    Spare port on graphic card =
    HDMI port = use HDMI cable
    DVI port = Use DVI to HDMI adapter + 1 pair of pre made adapter wire for sound from sound card

    or
    Replace Graphic card with one that has hdmi output on it
     
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    Yes hdmi = audio & video stream your good to go
     

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