[mythtv-users] Coax splitters - how painful are they?

David Raine rainecc at gmail.com
Tue Sep 25 06:12:40 UTC 2007

On 25/09/2007, William Pettersson <enigma at strudel-hound.com> wrote:
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> Is it possible to get decent coax splitters that don't have too much
> signal loss?  Is it worth me trying to hook up a splitter for my third
> tuner, if I only plan to use it once or twice a week, or should I just
> grab a dual tuner, and be forced to skip the occasional program here and
> there?

I'd recommend a powered splitter, something with circa 3db gain per
output is enough - don't want to amplify your already strong signal,
just offset the splitter losses.

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