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Considering buying a Sony 43" 4k tv, the 'X85J', 120Hz, (for NFL and tennis primarily) for the computer room when the Boss is watching TV in the BR . I want to get the Sony working without having to get another HD box from Cox. When I was in my local electronics retailer, a Cox rep happened to be there though he was quite busy trying to answer questions from several people.The Cox guy said there was a way to do it... what he called a 'client wireless box'. I couldn't get more details from him because it was too busy. Does anyone here know how the potential new Sony set would be connected? Thanks for any help.
I think the Wireless 4K Contour Stream Player is what you mean. See link below for more info.
When you asked about an alternative to an HD receiver, the rep recommended an alternative to the traditional, coaxial-cable, HD receiver: the wireless client. However, coaxial or wireless, it'd till be another box rental.
Is there a coaxial outlet in the Computer Room? Due to copy-right protection and encryption nowadays, providers have locked down TV service so it'd be difficult...if not impossible...to get Cox TV without a rental box.
If the Sony is to be just sports, you could subscribe to a streaming service to watch these games, especially in a room with the router/modem. If you want just general TV, there are also TV streaming services.
The wireless box would set between the Sony and Panoramic router. The Sony communicates with the Wireless box > Wireless box communicates with the Panoramic...and vice versa.