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#61 OFFLINE   bdubz

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Posted 03 March 2011 - 12:32 PM

Yeah, but it wouldn't "have to be".
If you have a coax from the 2-way that runs to a more convenient location, even if this is a long coax, it will still work fine.


So I wouldn't need to move the router? Right now it is behind the 2 boxes that are 60 feet away. That would be cool if I left there. I have plenty of extra coax, 2 at every box and 4 in the living room

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Posted 03 March 2011 - 12:36 PM

So I wouldn't need to move the router? Right now it is behind the 2 boxes that are 60 feet away. That would be cool if I left there. I have plenty of extra coax, 2 at every box and 4 in the living room

That was the point I was trying to make.
SAT levels are more important to the receivers than the DECA levels are to the DECAs.
Going three sides around Robinhood's barn, for DECA doesn't matter nearly as much as longer coax to feed a receiver.
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Posted 03 March 2011 - 12:53 PM

Going three sides around Robinhood's barn, for DECA doesn't matter nearly as much as longer coax to feed a receiver.


Hey VOS, it's the 21st century... We now measure things in feet and inches. Even though it's like yesterday for you, we don't measure things today in cubits or how many times you can wrap something around the barn... :lol:

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Posted 03 March 2011 - 01:21 PM

Actually I prefer to measure in meters.
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Posted 03 March 2011 - 01:23 PM

That was the point I was trying to make.
SAT levels are more important to the receivers than the DECA levels are to the DECAs.
Going three sides around Robinhood's barn, for DECA doesn't matter nearly as much as longer coax to feed a receiver.


Hey VOS, it's the 21st century... We now measure things in feet and inches. Even though it's like yesterday for you, we don't measure things today in cubits or how many times you can wrap something around the barn... :lol:

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LOL! Well that is good to know. I cant wait for Saturday now.

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Posted 03 March 2011 - 01:58 PM

Hey VOS, it's the 21st century... We now measure things in feet and inches. Even though it's like yesterday for you, we don't measure things today in cubits or how many times you can wrap something around the barn... :lol:

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You're suggesting I should shift to furlongs & fortnights? :confused:
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Posted 05 March 2011 - 02:53 PM

@ oldschool Just wanted to let you know that I just got everything installed and setup. It all works perfectly. MRV, on demand, media share on all 4 boxes with 99% signal on all boxes. It used to only be about 90%. It is all setup like the last diagram. Thanks so much for all your help! I really appreciate it. Thanks to everyone else on this thread too. This forum is awesome!




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