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Coax/DECA Wiring question

Discussion in 'DIRECTV HD DVR/Receiver Discussion' started by tony4d, Nov 1, 2013.

  1. tony4d

    tony4d Legend

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    Currently I add power and the internet connection into the coax in my wiring closet like so:

    [Dish] -> [splitter] -> [power inserter] -> [deca adapter] -> [ethernet port on router]

    If I want to add the wireless video bridge into this setup can I just do this:

    [Dish] -> [splitter] -> [power inserter] -> [wireless video bridge] -> [deca adapter] -> [ethernet port on router]

    ?
     
  2. dennisj00

    dennisj00 Hall Of Fame

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    Yes, you can put it inline here or on any spare port of a splitter.
     
  3. peds48

    peds48 DIRECTV A-Team DBSTalk Club

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    Wonder what is the loss through the WVB. Don t have one yet to play with
     
  4. Stuart Sweet

    Stuart Sweet The Shadow Knows!

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    IIRC it's about 3dB
     
  5. veryoldschool

    veryoldschool Lifetime Achiever DBSTalk Club

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    I haven't seen one yet either, "but" if it's like the wireless CCK, there is an internal 2-way splitter feeding the output.
     
  6. harsh

    harsh Beware the Attack Basset

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    That seems like a lot of insertion loss over an above the splitter loss that Shadow/VOS notes. Then you have to consider the return and splitter losses on the DECA splitter.
     

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