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Old 19-08-2008, 17:45   #1
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can anyone recommend a decent hdmi switch box,i want to hook up my ps3 and sky hd to my pioneer plasma tv which has only one hdmi input,iv looked at some and they differ in quality and sky/ps3 compliance...help please!
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Old 19-08-2008, 17:50   #2
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I used a Octavia HDMI switch box for a couple of years with no complaints at all. You can get them from here - http://www.tmfsolutions.co.uk/
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I took a slight risk and got a cheap one like like this from ebay

Works fine with my ps3, xbox360, V+ and dvd players - not seen any problems at all.
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I use this one
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Octava boxes are very very good, depends how much you're willing to spend though.
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the octava switch box is obviously impressive but also expensive,the joytech trilink seems to have problems with sky hd so that one is out is there any box out there for a resonable price and works with sky hd and ps3?
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Old 08-09-2008, 12:30   #7
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If you can, grab yourself one of these:

Thor HDMI Selector

As you can see i only paid £39.99 plus postage yet 2 days earlier got outbid on a 2nd hand one that went for £80.

This box is superb and I've even got my Harmony One controlling it without any problems at all.
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I too have the Joytech one mentioned by Tyler Durden.

Use it for PS3 and 360. I'm very picky when it comes to picture quality and using this switch box, it looks superb.
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I've heard mixed reviews of the joytech one. I had one myself and it was crap with SKYHD, the picture had a permanant purple tone to the whole screen. Additionally the third input didn't even work.

That said, like CrazyAl says he's had no problems at all. My biggest issue was getting all 3 optical sources connected into a single input so the Thor box was ideal for my specific needs.
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