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Diplexer which supports 750 mA?
Posted 29 March 2005 - 06:57 PM
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Posted 02 April 2005 - 04:00 PM
Power inserters are used for the SW64 & DPP44 switches, and for OTA pre-amps.
If a switch is involved, it can get a touch sticky, but E* has a high-current diplexer designed for use with the DPP44, and they should work with the old SW64, too.
If you're runing DishPro, OTA pre-amps can SOMETIMES work with just the power provided by the receiver or a switch power inserter. A diplexer that passes power on both legs is used for that case. Make sure the pre-amp is rated for the 18-20VDC used by E* boxes. I limit this solution to DP because Legacy gear is voltage switched, and the pre-amp might not like that.
Trying to use the OTA pre-amp's power supply on the same cable as the satellite signal can get REAL sticky. Hopefully the pre-amp likes 18-20VDC, and it's power inserter passes RF up to at least 2150MHz. If the voltage is OK, but the inserter is not, an E* power inserter might be the answer.
DishDVR 921, B: 120B, F: F051, V: L211HECD-N@04-Dec-07, L212@05-Mar-01, L213@Apr-01, L215@Jun-29, L216@Jul-23, L218@Jul-28, L219@Aug-11, L270@Sep-14, L272@Oct-28, L273@Dec-08, L274@Mar-08, L275@Mar-23, L276HECD-N@06-Mar-31.
DP-Twin=110/119, DP Single=148, into a DP34, DP Dual=61.5, into DP21s to add 61.5
Posted 03 April 2005 - 08:23 PM
Posted 06 April 2005 - 11:25 PM
Splitters, diplexers, and separators are all DIFFERENT devices that perform DIFFERENT functions.
Posted 10 April 2005 - 12:30 PM
Posted 10 April 2005 - 08:22 PM
Do it right, or don't do it at all.
Posted 12 April 2005 - 07:09 PM
Posted 16 April 2005 - 02:04 PM
And there's NO sense in it - a high-current diplexer costs less than a DP Splitter.
Posted 16 April 2005 - 04:48 PM
I think I got them for about $2 a piece on ebay...