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using a "splitter"

For some time, the virgin box (in modem mode along with a router) has been in a back room, fed by a cable from the outside junction box at the base of the wall. In the living  room, there is the TV, fed by another cable coming through the wall from the same little junction outside.   Simple Q: I want to move the modem and router into the same room as the TV, so that the various boxes all sit together. Can I use a splitter to do this, connecting everything to the cable which comes through the wall to feed the TV? Many thanks in advance.

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You can but there's a possibility of the power levels not being optimal afterwards and impacting on the TV signal and/or broadband.

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Re: using a "splitter"

What you should do is remove the splitter in the external omnibox and join the one cable you will then be using with a F the female to female connector. You can then use this splitter in the combined location. If you purchase an non VM splitter you will be putting an extra load on the circuit as all splitters put some attenuation on the circuit.


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Re: using a "splitter"

Further to the post above.

If you go down this route you will also need an additional fly lead. If you do go for it please ensure all your connections are nice an tight afterwards to prevent and ingress.

 


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Re: using a "splitter"

Thank you for all suggestions. Sorry to sound ignorant, but what is a "fly lead"?

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