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Distributing Humax Output by UHF

everthewatcher

Forum Supporter
The screw ones are a bit like SCART. They work until you move them and then they're a bit hit or miss.
Never had a problem with the screw-on ones in some 15 years. The only way I can see of making them intermittent is not fitting them properly or using them outside, when the compression ones should be used.
 

Trev

The Dumb One
I returned the modulator to Amazon as it kept of falling over. I'm still considering an alternative. Any further suggestions?
Nope. Mine has not missed a beat since installation. I have mine set to CH43 on LCN 800 , but moved on the TV to LCN 8, (and BBC SD to LCN 7) but that should make absolutely no difference as long as it is tuned to an unused channel.
 
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peterpi

peterpi

Member
Nope. Mine has not missed a beat since installation. I have mine set to CH43 on LCN 800 , but moved on the TV to LCN 8, (and BBC SD to LCN 7) but that should make absolutely no difference as long as it is tuned to an unused channel.
I must have had a rogue machine Trev. I bought a Technomate HDMI to CAT convertor for £40.00. It's the one with a HDMI splitter on the TX and POE. Used a short Ethernet lead to test and it worked OK. Spent about two hours trying to get it to work consistently over 20M of CAT6 which I'd put plugs on myself and had no joy at all. Eventually tapped out the cable and found a few of the conductors were open circuit. It was time to dump my old crimper and buy a new one. I ran the new cable in and since then it has not missed a beat. It also has an IR Rx and TX so I can use the remote to control the T2.

Early days, but so far, well recommended.
 

Ezra Pound

Well-Known Member
You need to be careful though, these testers check continuity, but don't check that the correct twisted pairs are used, without the correct 'pairing' you will get problems on longer lengths of cable
 

Trev

The Dumb One
I think they designed for people who have a reasonable idea of what they are doing.
I got the twisted pair thing badly wrong once (before I had a reasonable idea of what I was doing).
Said network connection didn't work despite the plugs 'ringing out' with a multimeter. Scratching my head for a long time until I twigged what I had done wrong.
 
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