[mythtv-users] Coax splitters - how painful are they?
R. G. Newbury
newbury at mandamus.org
Mon Oct 1 17:49:16 UTC 2007
> R. G. Newbury wrote:
>> Thanks for the pics. My setup in the furnace room is starting to look
>> like your 'service centre' too. What is the brand/description of the
>> coax amp you have in your setup. And similarly for the ethernet
>> patch/hub panel to the right of the router.
> That is the power supply to a Winegard mast-mounted preamp in the attic
> over the garage. I have some tidyup to do there as well. I'll take the
> camera and some lights up with me and takes some shots. The ethernet
> patch, sadly, is no longer carried by any of my local A/V or security
> distributors. I went online and found a dwindling number of places
> carrying them. I have lots of pictures of wiring one of these up using
> trade tricks.
>> BTW, how did you mount the HDHR? The darn thing has none of the usual
>> mounting holes..
> I have pics of this as well. While overkill, the base is a pair of three
> inch corner braces mounted behing the Antec UPS. Once I've wired it as
> best as I think it will end up, the grooming of the patch cords help
> hold the boxes in place. To really help things stay put, I place a two
> or three inch strip of 3M bulk Velcro between them. This adds a little
> distance between chassis for better ventilation and lets me yank a piece
> out with minimal fuss in the future.
Hmm, velcro...Good idea. I'll do that.
> Now, back to Lightroom. I'm spending an hour sifting through photos now
> but work will get in the way for the rest of the day. Another
> frustration is the constant switching back and forth between getting
> this wiring done and tinkering with the new photo gear. Seems like this
> is taking four times as long as usual.
Four times as long as usual, or four times as long as expected...which
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