Any specific issues with coax splitters to watch out for when setting up?

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Chupon
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Any specific issues with coax splitters to watch out for when setting up?

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I just want to make sure I don't have a low quality or wrong type of coax splitter.

Right now I have a 1 in, 2 out style with one out going to my cable modem and the other going to my HD Homerun Prime. I want to install the new device, but need a 3 way out splitter. Will any general splitter work or is there anything to look out for when buying one?

I've seen a few that mention unbalanced, but I'm not 100% sure what that means, other than related to dB perhaps?

Thanks

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Re: Any specific issues with coax splitters to watch out for when setting up?

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Not sure what you are trying to do as you can't mix OTA and cable and I thought your provider dropped clear qam in nearly every market.

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Re: Any specific issues with coax splitters to watch out for when setting up?

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signcarver wrote: Thu Oct 15, 2020 7:36 am Not sure what you are trying to do as you can't mix OTA and cable and I thought your provider dropped clear qam in nearly every market.
See, I'm getting dumb as I get older I swear. So this basically just needs a separate antenna, ethernet, etc and then can be managed by the same server that has my Prime? Do I have that correct?

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Re: Any specific issues with coax splitters to watch out for when setting up?

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Yes it would need an antenna (most likely as very few areas have clear qam). You hook it up to your (existing) network via ethernet.

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