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Can I run a SWM-2 off a SWM-8 leg?

Discussion in 'DIRECTV Installation/MDU Discussion' started by charlie460, Mar 11, 2013.

  1. charlie460

    charlie460 Godfather

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    Provided I have enough tuners left (only 4 being used) on an SWM-8, can I use an SWM-2 at the end of one leg, or do I have to run a separate line directly from the SWM-8?
     
  2. dennisj00

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    If you're talking about green splitters, yes you can put a 2-way on an 8. Just be careful with line lengths off the 8-way. VOS has some recommended 'not to exceed' lengths in a post here somewhere.
     
  3. veryoldschool

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    http://www.dbstalk.com/showpost.php?p=2934393&postcount=13
     
  4. charlie460

    charlie460 Godfather

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    Thanks!
     
  5. jdspencer

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    A little late to this thread, but I think the nomenclature should be clarified.

    I think the OP is actually talking about SWSx splitters.
    SWMx refers to the single wire multiswitches.
     
  6. HoTat2

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    Yes, and there's also so the continued old confusion here of available SWiM tuners with available SWiM splitter ports.
     

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