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No RG6 output on HR21 ...

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Posted 22 September 2008 - 06:14 AM


I tested the modulator with a short line last night and it works fine. I then went to the halfway point (about 30') and see serious interference already. I think I may have damaged the cable while I was installing by yanking a kink through a small hole. I probably should have straightened the cable better before running it, but I was rushing the job.

I'll need to get more cable and see if the length is the issue, but I suspect this will be fine once I replace the cable...

Nothing earth shattering here, but I did get a 100' RG6 cable and it works fine. I must have damaged the other while I was installing. I'm going to try and tie one end of this one to a tree and stretch it out straight a bit before I start this time around.

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Posted 22 September 2008 - 06:38 AM

TV modulator - available at WalMart, Target, Radio Shack and a whole lot more. Accepts composite input (yellow, white, red) and outputs analog channels 3 or 4 (switch selectable).

Some modulators will also allow you to output your signal to a UHF channel. They cost a bucks more but offer a more flexibility in channel selection

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Posted 22 September 2008 - 02:05 PM

Can you use RG6 as component wires?

I'm sure you can, but the best way possible to route multiple A/V signals through one cable is via CAT5e/6 multi strand twisted pair wiring. Not inexpensive, but longer runs of cable can be utilized.

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