[mythtv-users] HDHomerun signal strength required

George Mari george_mythusers at mari1938.org
Fri Feb 22 14:10:01 UTC 2008

backuppc at sundquist.imapmail.org wrote:

> Sounds like my situation, although my antennas are now in the attic.  My
> RG-6 run from the merger to my FE/BE box is 50 feet, so I may consider
> an amplifier if the HDHR and tweaking the antenna aiming doesn't improve
> my signals.  Any suggestions for decent quality amplifiers (keeping
> price in mind)?

The pre-amps from Channel Master are well-regarded, models 7775, 7777, 
and 7778.  They apparently generate much less noise than most other 
brands, making them more effective.  I have a 7777 myself, and can vouch 
for it's effectiveness.  They can be had for around $50.

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