[mythtv-users] tuning two-card systems ?

Brian McSpadden mcspadden at gmail.com
Mon Oct 18 15:48:37 UTC 2004

I had the same issue with the same $5 four-way splitter, most likely
from the same supercenter. I then went back there, and bought a $15
cable amplifier and placed it inline before the splitter. Cleaned up
the signal very nicely, and I haven't had a single problem ever since.

On Fri, 15 Oct 2004 19:36:47 -0400, Michael T. Dean
<mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
> On 10/15/2004 04:25 PM, Maarten wrote:
> >
> I'm having the same symptoms on a multi-PVR-250MCE system.  I think it's
> from the splitter reducing the signal strength, but I'm still trying to
> find a good solution.  It seems the $5, 4-way splitter from a certain
> supercenter in my area is not high-quality and not recommended for cable
> TV.  Coupled with the fact that the cable feeding the house is split
> with another 4-way splitter and that the cables are using twist-on
> F-connectors, I think the signal strength is way too low by the time it
> gets to the card.
> Mike
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