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4 in 1 - TV, FM, DAB, D-Sat

Discussion in 'Cables & Switches' started by ianh64, Sep 9, 2004.

  1. ianh64

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    I currently have a single downlead MUXing D-TV and FM. I am looking to replace the downlead and connectors as the old ones are probably 30 years old.

    Is it possible to MUX D-TV, FM, DAB and D-Sat in a single downlead or am I asking too much? The latter are for possible future use.

    What down lead is recommended, I hear about CT100, CT125, CT16? and the like. What are the differences? Some appear to be dimensionally larger - will this be a problem finding the relevant connectors.

    What connectors will I need. Are screened 4-1 MUX boxes, flush and surface mount available.

    I guess it would be best to get a professional to install. Can anyone recommend one in the N Surrey/SW London area? Preferably one that can also install a satellite dish, optimise my aeriel and will do a proper job with the cable runs.

    Thanks

    Ian
     
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    it is definately possible as we have one wired at my work place, but the only ones we can sell are Very expensive. I know that the ones we use are much cheaper but no idea where you can get them or models etc...
     
  3. ianh64

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    How much is "very expensive" ?

    -Ian
     
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    just checked and there doesn't seem to be an expensive one it is actually pretty cheap.
    Channel Plus 2514 costs about £15
    You would need to find a supplier and to check for 100% that this does what you want, but I think it is!
     
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    Thanks. Not quite what I was after, but the part code allowed me a good starting point for web search.

    Think im going to get an expert in to quote for a loft distribution amplifier, down link and room based Sat/TV/FM-DAB socket and the possibility of getting a small satellite dish installed for non $ky subscription channels.

    -Ian
     
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    check out local CAI installer www.cai.org i think. You can use these distributed around a the house but you really need a central point in the loft etc then you can use one cable to each room.
     
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    Thanks, im now a fully signed up member of the Christian Assemblies International organisiation :eek: The link is www.cai.org.uk but thanks for the pointer, there an installer near where I live.

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