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    Moving Sky+ box: what cables?

    This is a discussion on Moving Sky+ box: what cables? within the Sky & Sky+ TV forums, part of the Other Sky help and support category; Hi, I'm thinking about moving our sky+ box from one end of the living room, to the other (about 2.5m ...

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      Moving Sky+ box: what cables?

      Hi,

      I'm thinking about moving our sky+ box from one end of the living room, to the other (about 2.5m roughly). How can i do this?

      Can i buy two F-plug joiners (since its sky+ and has two cables at the back) (F Plug Joiner / Coupler Only 0.50 at TVCables), then simply buy two Male-male F-connecter cables ( F Type Adapter - Lowest UK Prices for Audio & Video Cables TVCables) and connect (via F-plug joiner) to the existing cable, in order to extend it?

      Does anyone know of a good cable to get, with the connector already in place (i'm not wanting to buy the cable and connector separately and attach it to the ends myself cos i'll just end up making a mess!)

      Is it possible to get a Male-female f-connect cable?

      cheers

      z


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      Re: Moving Sky+ box: what cables?

      You could do that, but you could make a neater job by pulling the cable back out through the wall, filling up the hole and then drilling a new hole where the cable needs to be and feed it back through there (this is assuming you have enough cable to reach where it needs to be)
      I may be wrong but i dont think you can get male-female cable, for cable have a look on satcure though!

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      Re: Moving Sky+ box: what cables?

      What you need are some 'f' plugs and a couple of barrel connectors, if you look on e-bay I am sure you will find someone with extension kits ready made to various sizes.

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      Re: Moving Sky+ box: what cables?

      am i right in thinking barrel connectors are just female-female joiners, yeah?

      just had a quick look on ebay and see 2m extension kits for just a few quid.

      cheers for the help

      z

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      Re: Moving Sky+ box: what cables?

      thanks, that site answers everything

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