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I want to setup a simple movie player on all 5 tv's I have in a restaurant.

Is there a way I can split the signal coming out from my raspberry ?

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HDMI splitter/switcher will easily go beyond several hundreds, it might be easier and cheaper to get one RasPi for every TV you have and control them all over a network.

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    And you get extra flexibility if you want the screens to not show identical content - you can easily do it – John La Rooy Jun 28 '13 at 11:56
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It can be done, but watch out for signal loss. In my appartement i have one raspberry feeding 3 TVs, trough 2 splitters. I would say don't go over 50 feet and be sure you don't have a signal booster in your cable. That messes with the splitter signal.

  • You are talking about splitter. He want to watch the same signal on all channels – Piotr Kula Aug 22 '13 at 15:50
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This device claims to rebroadcast 1 signal to 4 TV's - It also says that you can place it at the end of a long cable and it will regenerate the signal.

It might not work with all kinds of devices because of DRM but it should be fine with the Raspberry Pi

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Update November 2014

Please note that you can also get USB HDMI drivers now. Some are 1 USB to 2 HDMI HD display and basic video. Also there is the new DisplayLink but this is best used on USB 3.0, where you can use 1 USB port to disaply 4 monitors up to 5 display links giving you 20 monitors. Support on Linux is unknown to me for these but they might be worth researching. I use a USB3.0 on a USB2 port for an extra monitor just for programming on Windows, works great.

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