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.
Buying anything on Amazon? Please use the Geekzone Amazon aff link.




922 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 56

Trusted

Topic # 114546 23-Feb-2013 05:42 Send private message

For the wiring in our new house the sparky has installed a UHF TV aerial but at the TV wall outlets he has simply left a piece of RG6 with the screw-on type connection poking out of a hole in the faceplate rather than terminating to something where we can then just plug-in a normal TV aerial lead. What is the best way to convert this type of connection to one that will go in the back of our TVs? Cheers!

Create new topic
3579 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 448

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 767992 23-Feb-2013 05:59 Send private message

You can buy plug in adaptors for some faceplates such as PDL that convert F (the screw in connector) to the TV type which is from memory Belling Lee. Mastertrade and Corys sell these or you can just buy an adaptor from TradeMe

http://www.trademe.co.nz/home-living/security-locks-alarms/security-cameras/other/auction-564588214.htm

1557 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 56


  Reply # 768027 23-Feb-2013 08:42 Send private message

kiwitrc: You can buy plug in adaptors for some faceplates such as PDL that convert F (the screw in connector) to the TV type which is from memory Belling Lee. Mastertrade and Corys sell these or you can just buy an adaptor from TradeMe

+1
Can also get them at Bunnings and Mitre 10 Mega.
Ask the sparky to install f29 faceplates so the cable doesn't hang out the wall. They're standard items now. Maybe he just didn't have any proper inserts?

20101 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1687

Moderator
Trusted
Biddle Corp
Subscriber

  Reply # 768041 23-Feb-2013 09:25 Send private message

I'd be getting him back to finish the job!

There should be faceplates on the wall, either F (preferrable) or Belling Lee. As for adapters you can literally pick these up anywhere that sells TV accessories.


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:





Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Gigatown winner town and plans
Created by freitasm, last reply by loceff13 on 26-Nov-2014 23:01 (42 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Click Monday Deals
Created by mrtoken, last reply by Krishant007 on 24-Nov-2014 17:11 (25 replies)
Pages... 2


Gull Employment Dispute.
Created by networkn, last reply by Geektastic on 26-Nov-2014 16:35 (142 replies)
Pages... 8 9 10


Letter from Vodafone Speed Decrease WTF
Created by rokki, last reply by rokki on 26-Nov-2014 21:25 (20 replies)
Pages... 2


HP Stream 7 arrives
Created by gnfb, last reply by gnfb on 26-Nov-2014 22:49 (19 replies)
Pages... 2


The Warehouse pulling R18 games and DVD's
Created by semigeek, last reply by mattwnz on 26-Nov-2014 16:13 (56 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


Harmoney Credit Offer
Created by rendezvous, last reply by Aredwood on 26-Nov-2014 22:45 (13 replies)

Playing with G.722 HD Voice
Created by aw, last reply by aw on 26-Nov-2014 20:26 (13 replies)


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.