Originally Posted by jautor
Yeah, there's a Tripp Lite component balun with stereo audio for ~$60:http://www.amazon.com/Tripp-Lite-B13...8802944&sr=8-3
Component also avoids the nasty HDMI resolution/audio 'common denominator' issues - which you'd likely encounter with a (presumed) small 720p set in the bathroom.
Hey Jeff, I've been considering those component baluns instead of an HDMI matrix to feed a bedroom TV....I've decided it's not worth messing with my HDMI feeds to my main HT for the reasons you mention here.
Currently, I use an RF modulator to carry signals from two DirecTV HD DRVs and a Roku box to the analog TV in my bedroom and it works great....all control is done with a Next Gen remote extender which also works great.
Anyway, at some point I'll be replacing the old CRT with a small LCD, hence the need/desire for a better than 480i/p signal. As I said, I'm considering the Tripp lite baluns which seem to have mixed reviews and therefore I'm also considering the Muxlab component video with analog audio baluns that go for around twice the cost of the Tripp Lite for a pair.
So, based on your experience, would you recommend one over the other? Thanks.