I want to hook my HD TiVo (Hughes HR10-250) up to my main TV via a component connection. I also want to connect the TiVo to a modulator which has a composite connection. Since the HD TiVo that I just purchased doesn't output both analog and HD signals simultaneously, I was thinking (incorrectly) that I could just split the component connection buy a cable to adapt to a composite connection. I later found out that I need to downconvert the HD signal to a composite connection and that the device to do this costs around $400-$500 - not an option.
Of course I could use the built in switcher between analog and digital on the remote, but I don't want to have to mess with that if I don't have to. I don't want to cut off the signal to one TV by simply turning on the other one.
Has anyone else run across this problem and found a reasonable solution?