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post #1 of 2 Old 11-09-2012, 12:37 PM - Thread Starter
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Hello, I am searching for a component video switch and distribution amplifier (I guess it's called a matrix), that is at least 4x2.

Why component? My 40" 720p LCD is component.

My purpose? I want to switch between my STB, PS3, and WDTV, to go to my Avermedia EzRecorder and TV, so I can schedule PVR recording of the STB whilst playing PS3 or watching WDTV.

I have seen some posts of items, but they are god aweful expensive thousand dollar products. I don't think I'd want to go much over $100 - $150.

I get that I'm being cheap... I work in TV. I just can't warrant spending that kind of money on personal entertainment instead of a professional application.

Currently I use a Dynex Component Video Switcher. The quality is ok, better than one of those non-powered physical switches.

I have seen a few on ebay that are in the $100-150 range.

Has anyone used a rather inexpensive video switcher (matrix) such as this? or Something else to recommend?
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The Shinybow stuff is fine. Get that!

I've got the 4x2 matrix from Zektor. It's no longer offered, but it's great (was $500 though).
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