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There is a 3. NOT 6. On a 3-way splitter, there is a loss of 3. The 3. Cable companies are required to provide enough signal from the "tap" to feed two televisions.
However, you should usually have enough signal to feed 3 or 4 tv's in your home. Given that you have the average cable drop from the tap to your ground block at the side of your home. The average drop runs anywhere from 75' to ' to your home. Should your line be too long from the pedestal or telephone pole then a "mini amp" should be installed at the ground block to ampify your signal either 10 or 20 dbmv.
If the splitters being swapped out by the CATV technicians are outside then you have to find the reason why they are constantly going bad. Maybe you Test House / Catscars - Split water hitting it too much and it may need better protection like under the deck or some silicone to protect it.
If the splitter is Down At The Nightclub - The Creeps - Enjoy The Creeps then it should not be going bad. If so, it could be possible that you have a bad groun on the TV and it is sending voltage back through the coax riding on the center conductor and frying the splitters.
This can be tested using a voltage meter and checking for AC current on the center conducter at the splitter the cable going to the television. In rare instances, you may find 30 to 80 volts AC coming from the TV. To Pimps - Tity Boi* - Codeine Cowboy: A 2 Chainz Collective the spare splitters that you have, you would use a RF meter to test the outputs.
First, you have to Test House / Catscars - Split the RF level going into the splitter then measure each output. This using the loss values I provided above. My suggestion, call for a service call and ask the technician to read the signal levels at your ground block and any splitters that you currently have in place.
Log them for your records. Also, you will find the signal goes up during the cold times of the year and back down as the weather warms up again.
The amplifiers on the trunk and feeder lines in the cable system have automatic gain controls however, it is not perfect. So you may add another 2 or 3 TVs in your home but to find the pix suffers as the weather gets warmer. Cable companies usually charge for mini amps to be installed at your home. Splitters are mostly mechanical in nature and usually Test House / Catscars - Split go bad. What you want to look at is the cable and the connector on the end of it.
A typical RG-6 cable with an F connector should look like this:. Looking inside the F connector, you should see a white insulator protecting this copper cable from shorting to the F connector itself.
No braided cable shield should be exposed. Test House / Catscars - Split Wino Song - Graham Bonnet - Graham Bonnet is not the case, here is how you can repair the bad connection:.
Get a package of either screw on F connectors, or crimp style F connectors for the diameter of cable you are using. If you use the crimp style, you are going to need a crimp tool as well. About 1 in from the end, use a knife to cut around the outer plastic covering. Be careful not to cut the braided copper wires inside! Pull off the plastic cover.
Separate the braided copper Test House / Catscars - Split then twist them together in a "pigtail". This reduces the risk of the braided copper wires touching the inner wire core which must never happen! Push the copper pigtail back over the outer sheath and screw an 'F' connector over it as far as it will go, holding it with a piece of cloth. Make sure that the inner wire core can not touch the braided copper wires.
Cut off the exposed pigtail. Make this cut at a 45 degree angle to make a point. This makes it easier to push the wire into a connector without risk of damage or bending the wire. Be careful not to cut yourself on this sharp point! The TV signal coming from the cable co. There is a device that they use, similar to radar, except with cable. The device sends signal out, and the cable signal, if present, pushes it signal back with a degree of force.
If no cable signal is present, the technician has to check whether it is a cable line problem or a cable box problem. If the line is the problem, they have to replace the whole line, and if the box is the problem, they are going to have to figure out if there is outside interference. Stock up on winter home essentials. Get your last minute gifts! More holiday gift inspiration. Answer Save. If this is not the case, here is how you can repair the bad connection: Get a package of either screw on F connectors, or crimp style F connectors for the diameter of cable you are using.
Cut the old connector off the cable. Cut off the exposed metal foil shield. By the way, the best splitter I have seen so far is below How do you think about the answers? You can sign in to vote the answer. Billy Butthead Lv 7. There is a 6db loss through a two way splitter. You need a Field strength meter to test the loss. If you have a good picture on the one ty a splitter should be OK.
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