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Master Geek

# 136635 3-Dec-2013 23:20
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I am on splitting the UHF Freeview signal  to a couple of TV's.    Are there any issues with doing this.  I take it I dont need a powered AV splitter - and it can just be split in the roof to go multiple ways?

No degradation in signal by doing this?

 - thanks 

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Ultimate Geek

  # 945053 3-Dec-2013 23:40
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You will lose some signal depending on how you split it out

If you have any issues add an amplifier in as well

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  # 945106 4-Dec-2013 08:46
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I've got a 4 way amplified splitter. I used to have issues, but that was because the signal from my aerial was a bit down. A new aerial sorted that.

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  # 951914 13-Dec-2013 21:38
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everytime you split signal power drops. As above a new aerial will usually sort this and honestly the cheap $70 ones from trademe are absolutely fine as long as it has enough elements.

If you can borrow a F compression connector from someone then I would recommend buying a F connector splitter you will have less signal loss from interference than the old style splitters where you strip the wire back and screw it posts.

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  # 952041 14-Dec-2013 09:14
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I'm running an unamplified 3-way split using screw-on F connectors and I have zero issues.


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