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MRV/Whole Home - does not work after install

Discussion in 'DIRECTV HD DVR/Receiver Discussion' started by JimV, Aug 23, 2012.

  1. veryoldschool

    veryoldschool Lifetime Achiever Staff Member Super Moderator DBSTalk Club

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    How close is the PI to the DECA?
     
  2. JimV

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    by cable length (since they are hooked up serially) I think its a 6 footer. By physical distance, maybe 2 feet.
     
  3. veryoldschool

    veryoldschool Lifetime Achiever Staff Member Super Moderator DBSTalk Club

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    It might be worth moving the PI farther away [or simply adding more coax].
    The PI's have a blocking cap, which doesn't like to play nice with transmitters, so it can cause problems when too close to the SWiM or a DECA.

    If you have a 2-way splitter, you can also do the same thing with:

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  4. JimV

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    so by close, do you mean physically or by cable length, or both?
     
  5. veryoldschool

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    cable.
    You could coil it up and have them right next to each other [if you want].
     

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