[mythtv-users] Picture Bars - Was: Electrical power in my cable line? Is that bad?

Mike Perkins mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk
Wed Sep 12 16:54:10 UTC 2007

David Brodbeck wrote:
> On Sep 11, 2007, at 10:45 AM, A JM wrote:
>> What is the correct way to terminate as you suggest above?
> Any unused splitter ports should be capped with terminating  
> resistors.  These are those little threaded caps you can buy at Radio  
> Shack and similar places.  They have an internal 75 ohm resistor  
> between the center conductor and the shield.
Interesting. I have never, ever, seen these available for sale in the UK. OK, I 
can knock these up for myself if I needed to, but the implication is that your 
random UK user (I can't speak for the Continent) may get problems if not all his 
amplifier outlets are terminated correctly. A thing to note.

Mike Perkins

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