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21-01-2018, 15:15   #1
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Sky Tv use of splitters

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I’m in the process of getting an extension and was just wondering what is the best way to get my sky signal into the extension without the use of Sky Q or multi room.
The existing sky box is in the front room, 2 cables in from the dish. I already have 1 cable from the back of the box going to a tv in one of the bedrooms. This is controlled by a sky eye. If I split this cable in the attic will it affect the signal!!? One cable going to the extension and the other going to the tv upstairs from the splitter.
All suggestions welcome
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22-01-2018, 09:40   #2
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Damo82, I've moved your post to a more appropriate forum, you should get some answers here
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I'd suggest using a sky compatible amp rather than a splitter , something like this https://www.amazon.co.uk/Global-F120...tion+amplifier
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Assuming walls haven't been plastered yet... how about run a co-ax for magic eye & a hdmi cable (assuming distance is no more than 15m) You'll also need a hdmi splitter on hdmi out of sky box.
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Indeed yes, HDMI even better
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24-01-2018, 08:51   #6
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Another further suggestion.... run 2 co-ax cables from extension to the dish & 3rd co-ax to attic/outside ... this allow for future options like
* move sky box to extension or install fta/freesat tv/receiver in extension. (allows independent channel selection from front room
* connect 3rd cable to aerial for Saorview reception on extension tv
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Thanks for the feedback lads, HDMI seems the way forward, I didn’t know I could split the signal on it. Thanks again
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