[rescue] [Slightly OT]: Desk/Tables for multiple computers

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Mon Jul 11 16:00:30 CDT 2005

On Mon, Jul 11, 2005 at 03:48:56PM -0500, Lionel Peterson wrote:

> >http://www.mrbill.net/newhouse/moving-in/tn/0.jpg.html

> Noticed this in your gallery - check out the tiny speakers in the TV
> set (the camera angle makes them obvious)...  

> I just wired my family room TV after the move-in. I put a three-way
> splitter on the cable signal, and ran one lead to the cable box, one
> to the ReplayTV DVR, and the third to the TV, and ran line outs from
> the cable box to the line in on the DVR, for optimal flexibility. I
> wired it all up, carefully shoved it into the TV stand, and the cable
> box didn't work. (I failed to test the setup before putting it in the
> cabinet) It turns out the original way I wired it snaked the cable
> signal throught he DVR, and it wasn't passing the entire signal
> through to the cable box, so I came up with this option... 

Ick.  Digital Cable?
> Of course, five minutes later, my son wanted to watch a DVD - and
> there isn't one there, and the cabinet is full... 

You don't watch DVDs?
> Luckily, "his" TV (in the playroom) has an integrated DVD player...

That's a bit appalling.

Joshua D. Boyd
jdboyd at jdboyd.net

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