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    HELP!! RF2 connection - Idiots guide

    This is a discussion on HELP!! RF2 connection - Idiots guide within the Sky & Sky+ TV forums, part of the Other Sky help and support category; I am after some advice please regarding the RF2 output on a Sky box. At present I have a 2nd ...

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      HELP!! RF2 connection - Idiots guide

      I am after some advice please regarding the RF2 output on a Sky box.

      At present I have a 2nd TV (TV2) connected to the digibox using co-ax and this TV is approx 15metres away. The picture quality is fine for both terrestrial and Sky.

      I want to add another TV (TV3) that is approx 15 metres away from the TV2 - (30 metres from digibox overall). I have no plans to use a skylink to change channels, I just want terrestrial TV on channels 1-5 and Sky on channel 6.

      What is the best way to achieve this to ensure a good signal to the furthest set (TV3)?

      Can I connect a 'Y' splitter on RF2 and then run a cable to TV2 and TV3 respectively?

      Do I need one cable from RF2 to TV2 and then a 'Y' splitter on TV2 with a cable to TV3 - Or will this signal need amplifying?

      Or do I come out of RF2 into some form of amplifier to ensure no loss of signal, and then to the 2 additional sets?

      Any diagrams/details of parts needed would be appreciated.

      Sorry if this is basics but I'm thick!!

      Thanks in advance. Tomo.


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      Re: HELP!! RF2 connection - Idiots guide

      The best way is to come out of the RF-2, into a 2 way amp, use a global amp as this will run off the rf-2 power. Don't use a "Y" splitter, these will give a loss in the signal and may cause some patterning on the picture.

     

     

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