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Wannabe Geek

# 93485 22-Nov-2011 16:43
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I just got a new tv for my room, but the reception does not work!
We have a TV in the lounge with a power supply for a 2-way splitter, and the splitter says it is all ports power pass, so does this not mean that I only need to be powering the amp from one aerial socket?

The reception in my room works when I have the power pack on the socket in my room, but then the TV in the lounge has no signal, and vice versa.

Do I need another power pack for my room, or is there something wrong?


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Uber Geek


  # 548539 22-Nov-2011 16:51
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Hi, exactly what splitter is it, you may require diode steering or probably just a single port DC pass. Currently whatever is on the the other port may be shorting the DC out.


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Wannabe Geek

  # 548547 22-Nov-2011 17:00
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Thanks for the reply!

The splitter does not have a brand named, it just has:

2-Way Splitter
All Ports Power Passing

Hope that helps.


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  # 548548 22-Nov-2011 17:03
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Hi, as mentioned its most likely the DC is being shorted by the other end, its best to not use a power pass all ports but just a single pass or diode steer to stop such issues.


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Wannabe Geek

  # 548553 22-Nov-2011 17:09
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So would something like this do the trick?

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  # 548555 22-Nov-2011 17:14
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