Watching TV outside in the garden: Perfect for the European Championships!

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What could be better than experiencing sports events like the European Football Championship and the Olympic Games in the fresh outdoors? Do you also want to watch television outside in the garden and want to know the best way to go about it? In this blog post, we discuss different ways to watch TV in the garden and give you some important considerations for the best viewing experience.

Ways to Watch TV in the Garden

1.      Wireless HDMI Extender

A wireless HDMI extender is a handy device that wirelessly extends the HDMI signal from your TV decoder or other HDMI source to an (extra) TV in your garden. It provides a direct and simple solution for outdoor TV viewing. It is important to choose an extender with sufficient range. If you want to permanently connect a television outside, it is wise to purchase an HDMI extender suitable for outdoor use. Our HDMI extenders can be used temporarily outside. Just make sure to store it indoors in damp weather after use.

2.    Portable Projector

A portable projector is an option if you do not want or cannot place a television in your garden. You can connect the projector to your laptop, tablet, or smartphone and enjoy a large screen experience on a projection screen, white wall, or even a white sheet in your garden.

3.     Outdoor TV (outdoor television)

If you're willing to invest, an outdoor television is an excellent choice. These TVs are designed to withstand various weather conditions and have bright screens that are visible even in bright sunlight.

Considerations for Using Google Chromecast and Apple TV

Google Chromecast and Apple TV are popular streaming devices that you can use to stream content to your outdoor TV. While they are convenient, they have their own pros and cons when it comes to outdoor TV viewing. It is important to consider the following factors:

-Latency (delay): Chromecast/Apple TV streaming can sometimes cause some delay between the source (e.g., your smartphone) and the display on the television. This can be particularly annoying if you are watching live sports events like the European Championship, where every second counts. A wireless HDMI extender generally has less latency, giving you a more real-time viewing experience.

- Range: The range of a Chromecast/Apple TV is limited to the Wi-Fi range of your home network. If your garden is outside this range, the Chromecast/Apple TV connection can become unstable or not work at all. Our wireless HDMI extenders have a minimum range of 50 meters, making it easy to extend the signal further into your garden.

- Direct HDMI Connection: With a wireless HDMI extender, the HDMI signal is sent directly from the source to the television in the garden, without the intervention of another device such as a smartphone or tablet. This is convenient because you are not dependent on the battery life of your mobile device. Furthermore, you do not run the risk of being distracted by notifications or phone calls while watching.

- Flexibility: With a wireless HDMI extender, you can connect any desired source (TV decoder, Blu-ray player, or game console) and send the HDMI signal wirelessly to your television in the garden. With a Chromecast/Apple TV, you are limited to streaming content from compatible apps on your smartphone, tablet, or computer.

How Does an HDMI Extender Work?

If you are looking for a reliable and direct way to watch television in your garden without delays or limitations in terms of range, a wireless HDMI extender is the perfect solution. An HDMI extender is very easy to connect. You just need to follow these steps:

- Choose a suitable wireless HDMI extender: Look for a wireless HDMI extender that has sufficient range to send the signal from your house to the garden. Make sure the extender is compatible with the resolution of your television and the source of your European Championship broadcast (e.g., TV decoder, media box).

- Place the transmitter unit: Connect the transmitter unit of the wireless HDMI extender to the HDMI output of the source of your European Championship broadcast (TV decoder, media box). Ensure that the transmitter unit is placed near a power outlet. The signal from our HDMI extenders goes through windows, doors, floors, walls, and ceilings.

- Place the receiver unit: Place the receiver unit of the wireless HDMI extender in your garden where you want to watch television. This can be on a table, mounted on a wall, or on a tripod. Ensure that the receiver unit is connected to a power outlet.

- Check the signal: If the HDMI transmitter and HDMI receiver are properly connected, there should be no interruption or delay in video or audio playback.

- Enjoy the European Championship: Once everything is set up and the signal is stable, you can sit back, relax, and enjoy watching the European Championship in your garden.

By using a wireless HDMI extender from Marmitek, you can watch television in the garden without the hassle of cables and with the flexibility to place the television wherever you want.

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Other Considerations for Outdoor TV Watching

If you want to watch TV outside and are looking for a permanent solution, there are several important considerations to keep in mind to ensure an optimal viewing experience:

  • Weather resistance: Choose a television that is resistant to various weather conditions.
  • Materials: Use suitable materials for outdoor installation.
  • TV wall mount: Choose a sturdy and adjustable wall mount.
  • Sun and shade: Place the TV so that you do not experience glare on the screen.
  • Connecting speakers: Consider external speakers for better audio quality.
  • Place for the TV: Place the TV in a safe and clearly visible location.
  • Power outlet: Use a waterproof power outlet at a safe distance from water sources.

By taking these factors into account, you create a comfortable and safe outdoor space where you can fully enjoy watching television in your garden.

Watching TV outside can be a great way to enjoy the outdoors while watching your favorite sports events. By choosing the right equipment and considering important factors such as signal transmission, weather resistance, and placement, you create a comfortable and enjoyable viewing experience in your garden. So what are you waiting for? It's time to transform your garden into your new favorite TV room!

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