Can I connect the HDTV and the Apple TV to an HDMI splitter, then connect the splitter to the cable box via HDMI?

Apple HDMI-to-HDMI Cable 1.8m

Apple HDMI-to-HDMI Cable 1.8m

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  • Best Answer:

    The cable box and the Apple TV are both sending video to the TV. So you'd need an HDMI splitter box with (at least) 2 x HDMI in and 1 x HDMI out (to the TV). Most modern A/V stereo receivers support HDMI switching.

    This all assumes your TV only has a single HDMI port. If you have two HDMI inputs, then you can connect your cable box to one and the Apple TV to the other.