[mythtv-users] 'powerline' ethernet experience?
R. G. Newbury
newbury at mandamus.org
Tue Dec 8 19:25:01 UTC 2009
Terjesen Jens Peder wrote:
> Nick Rout wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 8, 2009 at 10:05 AM, Indulis Bernsteins
> <indulis.b at au1.ibm.com> wrote:
>> I found that my powerline Ethernet worked fine during the day, and then
>> slowed down at night. Turned out to be the cheap Compact Fluorescent
>> Lightbulb that was putting spikes onto the powerline when I was trying to
>> use Mythtv from the bedroom in the evening. Finding this out took a LOT of
>> pain and hair-pulling!
> yeah we have a few compact fuoros around the house so I am more
> determined than ever to pull wires!
> Me too large for under house.
> Stepson small enough but scared of spiders.
> Cat could do it, but untrainable. Small remote controlled robot?
Cheapest and easiest route:
1) Go to Home Depot, purchase 'n' 1" by 12' sections of PVC pipe,
sufficient to reach from point A to point B, plus 'n-1' connectors.
2) Tape ethernet cable to end of one section of pipe. Tape over the end
of the pipe to avoid scooping dirt, spiders etc into pipe.
3) Slide section under house, from Point A in direction of Point B,
4) Add pipe connector fitting to back end of section
5) Secure next section in connector, push under house.
6) Repeat steps 3 through 5 until pipe emerges at Point B.
7) Remove tape and ethernet cable from pipe at Point B. Secure cable to
8) Retrieve pipe sections and connectors at Point A. Secure cable to house.
9) Go to Home Depot, purchase^h^h^h^h^h^h^h^h return 'n' 1" by 12'
sections of PVC pipe, sufficient to reach from point A to point B, plus
Very cheap. Use 1" pipe as much more rigid than 1/2" or 3/4" pipe.
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