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#26 OFFLINE   LILax

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Posted 22 August 2014 - 06:05 PM

Thanks for your help everbody!! I had a sub of mastec (who possibly worked for Smart Circle) come out (all the way from Massachussets :eek2: ) for the install today! I did get an HR-44, which I am very happy about. My installer was actually great. He was very proffesional and took his time to make everything neat, even leaving me some slack to route the wire under the eaves from the dish. He routed brand new cable  throughout the house, even putting a neat seal where it enters (unlike cable :sure: ). The tech used a mix of black cable outside to white cable inside (which actually said Time Warner Cable on it), to the splitter, then white to the tv and black to the bridge. The TVs look great, even the wireless clients. Again, thanks for all of your help!! Maybe I can answer peoples questions now :righton: . Thanks!!!!


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Posted 22 August 2014 - 06:17 PM

Also, what is the purpose of the power inserter? (It is located right next to the hr-44). Also, is it normal to use the TWC cable (that says perfect flex time warner cable series 6 CATV)?


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Posted 22 August 2014 - 06:24 PM

Also, what is the purpose of the power inserter? (It is located right next to the hr-44). Also, is it normal to use the TWC cable?

The Power Inserter powers the LNB.  He must have 'found' a reel of TWC cable.


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Posted 23 August 2014 - 10:30 AM

No it is not normal to use TWC coax. He is using unapproved cable but it most likely will work fine.



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Posted 23 August 2014 - 05:51 PM

No it is not normal to use TWC coax.

Is more normal than you think.  I have yet to see a prewired house with SSC RG6. Most everyone uses CCS


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