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

Mike Perkins mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk
Wed Sep 12 17:19:19 UTC 2007

Brian Wood wrote:
> Mike Perkins wrote:
>> 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.
> Are they using "F" connectors? Other types (like BNCs) can be made
> "self-terminating", though it drives up the cost and thus is not often
> found in US consumer stuff.

The sockets look like these:


and the plugs like these:


They're not like anything else I have come across in the electronics world. I 
dunno if they are unique to Britain, though.

Mike Perkins

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