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# 38917 5-Aug-2009 22:17
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OK I have just added another split to the feed from our UHF aerial and I am now getting more pixilation on DVB-T recording. I was getting it occasionally before mainly when recording more then one thing. However now it is quite a bit worse. The single feed is split into 4. 2 to HVR 3000 cards, 1 to HVR 2200 (which then splits it again internally). I have now added a further feed for the TV which has a DVB-T turner.

What is the correct way to increase the signal? Larger aerial on the roof or a amplifier?

Edit I am located in Wainui. Existing aerial is old and I think 20 elements if I am counting correctly?







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  # 243329 6-Aug-2009 04:02
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I bought a Kingray amplifier from jaycar, cost me $58 inc GST.. fixed all my problems with pixilation and loss of signal.

Basically acts as a splitter have it connected to the aerial as it comes out of the floor :-)

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