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

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Wed Sep 12 18:10:01 UTC 2007

Mike Perkins wrote:
> 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:
> http://www.maplin.co.uk/Module.aspx?TabID=1&ModuleNo=1615&doy=12m9
> and the plugs like these:
> http://www.maplin.co.uk/Module.aspx?TabID=1&ModuleNo=1604&doy=12m9
> They're not like anything else I have come across in the electronics world. I 
> dunno if they are unique to Britain, though.

I've never seen anything like that, but then I'm a yank.

Sort of looks like an "F" connector got into a fight with an RCA
("phono") connector.

They don't appear to be self-terminating though.


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