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Signal Booster -- 942 SD (TV2) Output

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#1 OFFLINE   elbyj



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Posted 12 February 2006 - 05:38 PM

I have a feeling I have exceeded the length between the output of TV2 (SD) to my TV upstairs. I currently have the attenuator that came with the 942 on the TV2 output, but apparently it isn't enough. Anyone got any ideas?

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#2 OFFLINE   Mike Johnson

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Posted 12 February 2006 - 08:46 PM

The attenuator reduces the signal, so try removing it. If the signal is still weak, try a lower channel number in the modulator setup. MENU-6-1-5. The higher channels are more prone to signal loss. I use Channel 24 in air mode and I get a good picture in my garage through about 150 feet of cable.
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#3 OFFLINE   LtMunst


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Posted 13 February 2006 - 08:47 AM

If you still have a snowy picture after removing the attenuator (this will probably do the trick) and changing the channel modulation, you can try a signal amplifier.

I have had good success with a simple $29 amplifier from RadioShack.

#4 OFFLINE   elbyj



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Posted 13 February 2006 - 01:03 PM

Thanks Mike -- it worked great. It really improved by removing the attenuator. Then later I made the switch to 25 and Air, which jumped it up a little bit more. I sure wish they would include such things in the user books, especially when they tell you to use the attenuator if you are not using in-house cabling.

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