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.



914 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 50

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
3526 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 401

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

1544 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 55


  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?

19761 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1512

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:

Snap have failed our company!
Created by dafman, last reply by kornflake on 21-Oct-2014 23:04 (23 replies)
Pages... 2


Spark Socialiser
Created by freitasm, last reply by Flickky on 21-Oct-2014 22:10 (21 replies)
Pages... 2


Another Trade Me competitor: SellShed
Created by freitasm, last reply by jonathan18 on 21-Oct-2014 23:12 (32 replies)
Pages... 2 3


American legal jurisdiction in New Zealand
Created by ajobbins, last reply by gzt on 21-Oct-2014 14:58 (30 replies)
Pages... 2


Overcharged by Slingshot for months - warning to existing customers
Created by dusty42, last reply by richms on 21-Oct-2014 19:15 (27 replies)
Pages... 2


Why would Suresignal calls be worse quality than non-Suresignal calls from the same location?
Created by Geektastic, last reply by froob on 21-Oct-2014 08:21 (41 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Just bought a TiVo online. No wireless adaptor. Will a standard one work? Or do I need the TiVo one ?
Created by Limerick, last reply by graemeh on 20-Oct-2014 16:03 (11 replies)

Spark Socialiser and new plan
Created by saeran, last reply by eXDee on 21-Oct-2014 21:52 (10 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.