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#171233 - 11/22/07 04:13 PM Splitting RG6
GTE Offline

Registered: 03/26/03
Posts: 48
Loc: Bridgehampton, N.Y. USA
Need to terminate 12 RG6 cables. The largest splitter available is an 8. How do I do it?

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#171237 - 11/22/07 06:31 PM Re: Splitting RG6 [Re: GTE]
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Registered: 10/25/06
Posts: 756
Loc: Fredericksburg, VA, USA
Just feed another splitter from one of the output ports of the first splitter. I prefer to split the feed into two with a two-way splitter, then feed two 6/8 port units. You'll probably need an amplifier to drive that many cable runs though.

"But the guy at Home Depot said it would work."

#171240 - 11/22/07 07:38 PM Re: Splitting RG6 [Re: EV607797]
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Registered: 07/20/04
Posts: 9026
Loc: Estero,Fl,usa
I have seen cable amps with a bunch of outputs in condos.
Greg Fretwell

#171361 - 11/26/07 03:50 AM Re: Splitting RG6 [Re: gfretwell]
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Registered: 05/17/05
Posts: 240
Loc: palo alto, ca usa
Here is a 16 port splitter.
I agree that an amp may be required.


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