Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.



12 posts

Geek


Topic # 111345 31-Oct-2012 06:39 Send private message

Hey people.

Have recently upgraded to MySky HDi and have some queries. When I previously had the old non-DVR Sky, I ran an aerial cable from the lounge to get Sky in the bedroom. With the upgrade to HDi and the fact that the bedroom TV is a Full HD LCD, the opportunity to pass on a better signal is tempting. There is enough distance between the lounge and the bedroom that the most viable option is to run any cabling that needs to go between the lounge and bedroom seems to be going under the house. Additionally, I do not own the house, but am renting.

If I am looking to receive a 1080i signal from the STB in the bedroom, is running 2 Cat6 cables under the house to connect HDMI baluns the best option? If not, what other options, outside of multiroom, would be suitable? Any advice would be appreciated. Cheers.

Create new topic
10974 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 491

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 709804 31-Oct-2012 12:44 Send private message

Pay more for the single cable ones. Got several pairs of dual cable ones. Lots of problems with no display detection sometimes, dropouts, sparkles randomly coming and going.

Replaced with some single cable ones - rock solid.




Richard rich.ms

484 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 2


  Reply # 710959 2-Nov-2012 13:07 Send private message

richms = Buy better products, we use dual cable baluns frequently = no issues

10974 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 491

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 711097 2-Nov-2012 19:08 Send private message

These were better ones. Infact the $30 junk unpowered ones performed better than the powered dual cable ones. Just seems they didnt condition the EDID lines well enough and they glitched often enough to make the source splitter think the display had been removed.




Richard rich.ms

Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:




News »

Trending now »
Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Moment of Truth?
Created by BarTender, last reply by vexxxboy on 17-Sep-2014 18:35 (282 replies)
Pages... 17 18 19


Mr. Key to extradite Kim Dotcom?
Created by TimA, last reply by Yabanize on 17-Sep-2014 19:28 (120 replies)
Pages... 6 7 8


10 Iphone 128gb 6+ iphones this weekend at auckland airport
Created by frysie, last reply by graemeh on 17-Sep-2014 17:25 (35 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Spark DNS Issues - Amazing - Broadband Service Alert
Created by PeteS, last reply by Demeter on 15-Sep-2014 14:13 (307 replies)
Pages... 19 20 21


hp bios update
Created by foxy38, last reply by foxy38 on 14-Sep-2014 19:08 (26 replies)
Pages... 2


Maybe some politicians should go back to school?
Created by jarledb, last reply by BarTender on 17-Sep-2014 19:31 (18 replies)
Pages... 2


Linksys EA6700 $98 at Harvey Horman
Created by macuser, last reply by macuser on 16-Sep-2014 15:18 (18 replies)
Pages... 2


2014 Holden SS (V8) or Ford XR6-T (in-line 6 turbo)
Created by joker97, last reply by ilovemusic on 16-Sep-2014 14:34 (71 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5



Geekzone Live »
Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.