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Cable question

Discussion in 'Hopper System Support Forum' started by Calvin386, Mar 7, 2013.

  1. Calvin386

    Calvin386 Godfather

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    Can I convert the the red, white and yellow RCA jacks on the back of my hopper to coax I order to send signal to a small TV in my gym. I looked on MonoPrice but couldn't find anything.

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  2. djlong

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    "Back in the day" (and by that I mean C-band, 10' Big Ugly Dish days), I used to have a device that 'injected' whatever my satellite box was showing onto "Channel 14" and that was distributed through the whole house as if it came from the roof antenna.

    Once I went to the Dishplayer 7100, I needed to use a wireless RF repeater since it didn't have an RF remote (it was IR). For a while I used a device that also transmitted the TV signal wirelessly but that didn't work too well.

    Though things have gone HD and I no longer need that functionality (I have 2 hoppers and 3 joeys), I *did* find the following devices available on Amazon that might serve your need:

    http://www.amazon.com/RF-Link-AVS-5...62657559&sr=8-2&keywords=hd+wireless+repeater

    You can buy additional receivers:

    http://www.amazon.com/RF-Link-AVS-5813-Wireless-Receiver/dp/B0002EXJ98/ref=pd_bxgy_e_text_y
     
  3. LtMunst

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  5. gov

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    If you already have OTA to the TV, you can 'inject' the modulator output onto that line by using a high frequency 2 way splitter. (The 'common' goes to the TV, the two split ports go to the antenna and the modulator. I have much better results using the high frequency splitters (2400MHz) as combiners than I do with the 900 or 1000 Mhz units)

    Set the modulator to air, not cable, and adjust for a channel well away from any OTA in use, and recall the advertised channel # usually isn't the transmit channel anymore.

    I like to allow 2 and preferably 3 channels clearance, and I also like being higher than the highest OTA in use if possible.

    If you try this with D* HD receiver, you will need a component to composite adapter, around $50 on Monoprice. Works fine lasts a long time.
     
  6. Calvin386

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    Thanks guys...That's exactly what I was looking for.
     
  7. Michael P

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    Get a Joey then you can use the coax output on the Hopper for that 2nd TV.
     

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