Asked by: Yumalai Collett
asked in category: General Last Updated: 2nd May, 2020

Will cable box work behind TV?

Why does it work? Many cable boxes use IR / Infrared which is a strong signal that can bounce off of walls, like a laser pointer. This helps to explain why your remote signal won't travel through your cabinet door or around a corner yet it will work with your cable box hidden behind the TV.

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Also, what do I do with my cable box when I mount my TV?

HIDE the Cable Box Behind a Wall Mounted TV

  1. Step 1: Gather Your Tools.
  2. Step 2: Determine Mount Location(s) With Your TV on the Wall.
  3. Step 4: Line Up Your Component Mount With the Anchors.
  4. Step 5: Insert Your Devices Connect & Tidy Cords.

Secondly, can I make my cable box wireless? With a wireless HDMI kit, simply connect a transmitter to the existing set top box in your living room and a receiver to your TV. It's a great option for people who don't want to run cables across the house. Instead, you and your friends can enjoy a wireless streaming experience wherever you place your TV.

Beside above, can I hide my cable box and still use a remote?

The obvious solution is to hide it behind behind closed doors. Unfortunately, many of today's cable boxes and other componenets use IR (infrared) remotes, which require line of sight to work. So if you put your cable box behind doors, you'll have to open them whenever you want to change channels.

Where do the wires go when you mount a TV?

To hide your cords, all you have to do is cut two holes in your sheetrock and drop them through the wall. It's really easy as pie. Start by cutting your top hole. Cut it inside the bracket area to make sure it's well hidden once your TV is mounted.

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