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

sean darcy seandarcy2 at gmail.com
Sun Sep 30 08:06:24 UTC 2007

On 9/25/07, Jay R. Ashworth <jra at baylink.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 25, 2007 at 08:01:41AM -0600, Brian Wood wrote:
> > A "perfect" two-way splitter would have 3db. loss. Since nothing is
> > perfect in this world, most splitters actually lose 3.5db. per leg for a
> > two-way split, and 7db. for a four-way.
> The Ideal 1GHz 4-port I just installed says 7.4db.

What about a 4-port that has only 2 [out] ports connected. Still 7db
on the out ports, or 3db?

What if the 2 unused ports have 75ohm terminators?

I've got a splitter for the eight cable runs in the house to connect
to Comcast. Only two are actually connected. This thread is making me
rethink how I  do this.


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