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Power Supply always required for DECABB1R0?

Discussion in 'DIRECTV Connected Home' started by Satellite Samurai, Mar 3, 2011.

  1. Satellite Samurai

    Satellite Samurai Cool Member

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    So I am looking to use the DECA equipment to do some home networking over existing coax, not related to DIRECTV. If I use one DECABB1R0 w/ power sup by my router, does the second DECABB1R0 require a power supply?

    The reason i would suspect that I may not require it, is that on the DIRECTV diagrams with the older white DECA, they didn't require it near the receivers.

    Appreciate any help on this question.
     
  2. veryoldschool

    veryoldschool Lifetime Achiever DBSTalk Club

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    The "white" DECA all need a power supply.
    When connected to a receiver, the receiver powers them.
     
  3. The Merg

    The Merg 1*

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    So to answer your question... Each DECA that is not connected to a receiver needs to have its own power supply (PI).

    - Merg
     
  4. Satellite Samurai

    Satellite Samurai Cool Member

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    Thanks for your quick replies. I can always count on DBSTALK *winks at the camera*:D
     

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