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Suggestion for an OTA amplifier with a SWM?

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#21 OFFLINE   Throckmorton

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Posted 01 October 2009 - 12:51 PM

Well, I just ordered the CM diplexer. Hopefully I can get some combination of things working this weekend.
HR34-700, HR21-200 + AM-21, HR21-100, HR20-700
SlimLine 5 Dish w/SWM-16
Sony 60A3000 60" XSBR 1080P & Sony 40A4100 40" LCD 1080P
Yamaha RX-V2700

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#22 OFFLINE   Throckmorton

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Posted 05 October 2009 - 08:48 AM

Bypassing the SWM and using the CM diplexer worked for the issue with the HR-20 but I still didn't get the OTA signal strength I would like past the second splitter. It improved quite a bit but still not quite there.

Then I tried installing a Winegard AP8700 Chromstar 2000 Series VHF/UHF Pre Amplifier (AP-8700) on the antenna and then going back through the SWM and that did the trick. I have SAT and OTA on all ports of both splitters and all the signal strengths for both are good everywhere.

And none of the DVRs are complaining about anything either.

Thanks everyone for all your help and suggestions.
HR34-700, HR21-200 + AM-21, HR21-100, HR20-700
SlimLine 5 Dish w/SWM-16
Sony 60A3000 60" XSBR 1080P & Sony 40A4100 40" LCD 1080P
Yamaha RX-V2700




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