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Forum: HDTV Technical   07-03-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,216
Posted By egnlsn
Mike, considering some of the headaches you keep...

Mike, considering some of the headaches you keep finding yourself in, I think your day is ruined each morning when you first walk into the office... ;)
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-29-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 279
Posted By egnlsn
First off, you have to have a pretty good sized...

First off, you have to have a pretty good sized folder in the cloud for that. Say you have a Dropbox account. Install a Dropbox folder on your computer and configure it to automatically sync with...
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-26-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,216
Posted By egnlsn
Does the insertion loss of passive devices...

Does the insertion loss of passive devices increase as the frequency increases? Yes. Does anyone care why that's so? No. Most people just care and accept that that is the way it is. It doesn't...
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-25-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,216
Posted By egnlsn
Yes, splitters halve (or fourth or whatever) the...

Yes, splitters halve (or fourth or whatever) the power (that's why in the commercial satellite world they're called power dividers), but their loss is frequency related in that the higher the...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   06-19-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 241
Posted By egnlsn
The "Do the math" part is absolutely correct -- I...

The "Do the math" part is absolutely correct -- I can't tell you how many times I have said that. But, as olyteddy said, those percentages mean absolutely nothing. That says that if you have a...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-26-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 808
Posted By egnlsn
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Calaveras http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1531673/any-way-to-determine-atsc-signal-level-in-dbmv/30#post_24760476)

Yes, I...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-26-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 808
Posted By egnlsn
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Calaveras http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1531673/any-way-to-determine-atsc-signal-level-in-dbmv/30#post_24760413)

This sort...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-26-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 808
Posted By egnlsn
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Calaveras http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1531673/any-way-to-determine-atsc-signal-level-in-dbmv/30#post_24760349)

Sorry, I...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-25-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 808
Posted By egnlsn
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by AntAltMike http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1531673/any-way-to-determine-atsc-signal-level-in-dbmv/30#post_24758493)

I do,...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-25-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 808
Posted By egnlsn
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Calaveras http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1531673/any-way-to-determine-atsc-signal-level-in-dbmv/30#post_24759321)

I still say...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-25-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 808
Posted By egnlsn
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by ProjectSHO89 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1531673/any-way-to-determine-atsc-signal-level-in-dbmv/30#post_24758652)


Wasn't...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-25-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 808
Posted By egnlsn
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Calaveras http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1531673/any-way-to-determine-atsc-signal-level-in-dbmv#post_24717373)

Why would you...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-25-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 808
Posted By egnlsn
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by AntAltMike http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1531673/any-way-to-determine-atsc-signal-level-in-dbmv#post_24757908)

The old...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-25-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 808
Posted By egnlsn
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by AntAltMike http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1531673/any-way-to-determine-atsc-signal-level-in-dbmv#post_24718227)

Cable...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-24-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 601
Posted By egnlsn
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by phositadc http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1532796/question-about-stripping-and-terminating-coax#post_24756588)

Does all quad...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-24-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 300
Posted By egnlsn
We need to know signal (power) levels before...

We need to know signal (power) levels before being able to make recommendations. Go to http://192.168.100.1 and find your downstream and upstream signal (power) levels and post them here.
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   05-02-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 17,865
Posted By egnlsn
Quote:Originally Posted by Mike...

Quote:Originally Posted by Mike Burlingham http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/860355/incoming-signal-strength-how-to-measure#post_24670306)

... so if you...
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   04-15-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By egnlsn
The 1080p that DirecTV offers is only available...

The 1080p that DirecTV offers is only available on certain PPV (or OnDemand) movies. As with broadcast or cable TV, 1080i is the best that there is.

In the early days of HD on DirecTV, there was...
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   04-06-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By egnlsn
It'll work, but not very well. Speaker signals...

It'll work, but not very well. Speaker signals carry a lot more current than do interconnect cables, which is what those RCA cables probably are. If you do use them, be prepared to replace some...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-03-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 517
Posted By egnlsn
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Ratman http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1524185/rg6-questions-for-antenna-install#post_24565216)

Whatever works...
Either way,...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-03-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 517
Posted By egnlsn
From a manufacturer -- not a distributor or...

From a manufacturer -- not a distributor or dealer:
http://www.timesfiber.com/TFC_Cable_Book_III.pdf
Page 49 lists drop cables

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Forum: Home A/V Distribution   03-30-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 254
Posted By egnlsn
Ground rod to ground rod is supposed to be a #6.

Ground rod to ground rod is supposed to be a #6.
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   03-27-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 88,361
Posted By egnlsn
There could be too much splitter loss in the...

There could be too much splitter loss in the distribution system. You're compensating for it in the forward path by using that Motorola, but the return path doesn't get touched (amplification-wise,...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-25-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 517
Posted By egnlsn
The purpose of the additional shielding in tri...

The purpose of the additional shielding in tri and quad shielded cables is to prevent outside signals from getting into your system. Since you're using an antenna, outside signals in your system is...
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   03-24-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 250
Posted By egnlsn
Hi jonpaulapps, It all depends on the...

Hi jonpaulapps,

It all depends on the number of splitters, what size splitters, the cable type, and the distance to the TV sets. After combining the modulators, you're starting off with 18dBmV....
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