[mythtv-users] OT: need help on cable TV splitters

William Munson william_munson at bellsouth.net
Sat Apr 28 21:08:28 UTC 2007

Brian Long wrote:
> On 4/28/07, *Marc Barrett* <mnealbarrett at cox.net 
> <mailto:mnealbarrett at cox.net>> wrote:
>     I need to split my cable TV's signal several times, with as little
>     degradation as possible.  So I am looking for advice on what
>     splitters to use.
> Marc,
> I've been using a Radio Shack powered 4-way splitter for about 2 years 
> and it's been great.  I set the amplifier at its lowest setting.  It's 
> not cheap, but it works like a charm.
> http://www.radioshack.com/product/index.jsp?productId=2103093
> /Brian/

Just be aware that your cable modem and interactive cable box may not 
work behind the amplified splitter. Both of them talk back to the 
central office and the amp may block that.

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