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

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Sun Sep 30 01:49:48 UTC 2007

Jon Boehm wrote:
> This might be helpful.
> http://www.silicondust.com/wiki/info/splitters

This seems to be rating the input-to-output loss only.

In fact, devices with higher losses often have better return loss,
flatness, isolation, frequency response and other specifications.
Achieving these desirable characteristics always comes at a price, and
signal is about the only thing a passive device has to sacrifice.

As long as you have sufficient signal, the loss spec. can in fact be the
least important of them all.

I also note that "Monster" devices carry a very large price premium, as


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