Is this true?

#1DUBTunerPosted 11/15/2013 3:04:03 PM
I heard that you need two HDMI ports on your TV to hook up the Xbox One, is this true? I ask this because my TV only has one HDMI port.
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#2BurgerNogPosted 11/15/2013 3:05:29 PM
Yup, that's why it's called the Xbox Two.

C'mon, man. When has ANYTHING ever needed two HDMI cables to plug into a TV?
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#3PutHaggarInSFPosted 11/15/2013 3:05:59 PM
You actually need two TVs
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#4DUBTuner(Topic Creator)Posted 11/15/2013 3:06:36 PM
I don't know, I'm not an expert at these things. But I'm glad that's not true.
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#5ILikesCheesePosted 11/15/2013 3:16:33 PM
Yes, you need two HDMI ports to hook up your Nintendo Wii U and Playstation 4.

:D

Seriously, as long as you have one HDMI you are fine. People are confused about how the cable box connects with the Xbox One.
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#6BlueRunway05Posted 11/15/2013 3:17:19 PM
Haha no. It might have the capability to support tvs, but it only needs one.
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#7Donuts_R_GoodPosted 11/15/2013 3:17:48 PM
PutHaggarInSF posted...
You actually need two TVs


I lol'd.
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#8UmbraB1Posted 11/15/2013 3:26:12 PM
DUBTuner posted...
I heard that you need two HDMI ports on your TV to hook up the Xbox One, is this true? I ask this because my TV only has one HDMI port.


You actually need 3. 2 to plug into the the tv. And the 3rd to jam into the eye socket of whoever you heard this from...
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#9MRL3G3NDPosted 11/15/2013 3:54:12 PM
there is an HDMI "in" port in which you would normally go from your cable box to your TV, but it will go into your xb1...you then need a second HDMI CABLE to go FROM your XB1 to the TV

Don't mind the morons, I can see how this could get confusing...it's new
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#10danl0134Posted 11/15/2013 4:51:51 PM
Not sure if you're trolling - but just in case you aren't:

There is no device that needs two HDMI cables to output. A single HDMI will output a signal. What the Xbox One has is an HDMI IN and an HDMI OUT. The HDMI OUT is for displaying the Xbox One on a TV. The HDMI IN is so that the Xbox One can act as a sort of receiver. You can hook up another HDMI device to the Xbox One via the HDMI IN and use a single HDMI cable to output a signal for both devices.
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