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no service swm system for ota and moca


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#21 OFFLINE   viclovr

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Posted 10 September 2012 - 10:39 PM

http://www.dbstalk.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=29947&stc=1&d=1347336825



thats a nice diagram vos
thank you for putting it together:)
I may not know as much as the experts but neither did the experts when they themselves were novices.

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#22 OFFLINE   bobnielsen

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Posted 11 September 2012 - 02:17 PM

the main reason im asking is the moca systems ive seen so far are really expensive for example 150 for the adapter in each room. and almost the same for the splitter.


Actiontec moca adapters are half that much or less at amazon.com. A splitter shouldn't cost more than $5-10.

#23 OFFLINE   harsh

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Posted 11 September 2012 - 03:27 PM

As VOS has clearly illustrated (in both graphic and text forms), DECA is incompatible with OTA, CATV and cable modems. No amount of reasoning or burning desire to get something for nothing is going to change that.

If you have an itch to try it anyway, make sure you connect something that you can afford to throw away as there's a non-negligible chance it will be permanently damaged.

Replacing any DECA adapters with MoCA adapters is decidedly cost prohibitive and you should probably check out the compatibility of the green label splitters with high band MoCA before committing.

Chasing the existing coax with CAT5 is the cheapskate option. Going to Wi-Fi is probably the easiest. MoCA will likely be more costly and less easy than either.

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