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Topic # 198601 15-Jul-2016 15:10
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Just looking for thoughts from the community on the best sort of inline amp to use

 

Current aerial gets enough signal to direct connect one tv, but i need to split it into 4. There is no masthead amp, everything currently passive.

 

I can access the connection inside the loft space easily, and have power in the roof to put a good unit in and keep it away from the elements. Even have nice house studs to screw it to :-)





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  Reply # 1593226 15-Jul-2016 15:50
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You dont access a power point for a domestic Mast head amp, just mount it inline as close to the top of the antenna lead as you can,

 

You use a specific 12 volt power supply that is fed up the cable from the socket in the lounge/ wherever,

 

Just make sure that any Splitters you use allow power pass through

 

http://www.jaycar.co.nz/medias/sys_master/images/8899370024990/replacement-power-supplies-for-masthead-amplifiers-17-5vac-100maImageMain-300.jpg

 

 


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  Reply # 1593419 15-Jul-2016 23:01
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You don't need a masthead amp, you need 4/ way distribution amplifier / splitter to feed the outlets

 

Something like

 

'http://www.tradetech.co.nz/shop/Outdoor+Aerials+%26+Accessories/Distribution+Amplifiers/SA164F.html

 

 

 

 


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