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RG58 Cable

Discussion in 'Cables & Switches' started by marillion, Nov 18, 2003.

  1. marillion

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    I have a reel of this cable which was left on site by some contractors installing either computer network or cctv? Does anyone know if I could use this as leads from a tv signal booster to TVs in 4 rooms?
     
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    RG58 is a 50 ohms impedance cable as used for radio comms and PC network cables amongst other things.

    TV (& satellite) RF inputs are 75 ohms as are video patch leads.
    That said , for short video leads (a few feet) , I doubt whether you would detect any difference.
    I definitely do not recommend it for UHF TV distribution.

    Chris Muriel, Manchester.
     

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