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Tiger1970

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#116446 29-Apr-2013 14:32
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Hi guys i currently have a uhf aerial receiving freeview UHF from Wharite in palmy getting great signal of 98% with a single tv plugged in. I currently have two tvs receiving the signal from the uhf aerial. From the uhf aerial it goes to a splitter from the splitter goes to 2 coaxial feeds to 2 different locations in the house each with tvs with built in freeview. the signal however drops to around 50% which is still fine with me.

I would like to add another 2 coaxial feeds going to another 2 bedrooms where tvs will be located with built in freeview HD however i am worried that with these extra feeds the signal may drop to low. Would i be able to buy a masthead amplifier to amplify the signal?

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Goosey
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  #807430 29-Apr-2013 15:05
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yep, and have the 4 feeds from this splitter and amp.

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  #807488 29-Apr-2013 15:45
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I'd be inclined to try a good quality 4 way splitter first and see if it works before going to a masthead amp.
Alternative solution may be install a second antenna and 2 way splitter.

 
 
 
 


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  #807699 29-Apr-2013 21:10
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Something is wrong with that much loss from a single two way splitter. Are they all propper f connectors on the splitter? Not cruddy screw down terminals or screw on pal plugs with a two dollar shop splitter?




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  #808105 30-Apr-2013 16:46
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Try going to your your local electrical wholesaler and asking for a Matchmaster DDA24, this is a no loss 4 way splitter so you should end up with 100% at all of your TV's and it will cost you around the same as a mast head amplifier but will not lower the carrier to noise ratio like a mast head will.

Good luck.

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