Do I need another cable box, if im splitting my cable?

Answer Depends on what you expect and have for TV hardware. Most TV's have an analog tuner that can tune in your basic cable channels without the need for a cable box.If you want a better / digital pictu... Read More »

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Splitting an ethernet cable?

Get a switch instead of a HUB. You WAN (internet) connection won't be reduced if only one device is using WAN bandwidth. A switch is better than a hub because it supports ethernet switching, mean... Read More »

Do I always need a cable box for digital Comcast cable?

Since Congress approved the end of analog broadcasts, cable services such as Comcast only provide digital cable, which usually requires at least one digital conversion box in the household. Some o... Read More »

Cable tv experts: how do you TEST those CABLE LINE SPLITTERS, the ones that split the cable to go to 2 tvs?

There is a 3.5 DBmv loss going through a two-way splitter. NOT 6. On a 3-way splitter, there is a loss of 3.5 dbmv on one port with a 7dbmv attenuation on the other two ports. The 3.5dbmv loss is... Read More »

Do I need a cable TV plan to get cable Internet?

Most cable companies, including Comcast and Time Warner, do not require the user to purchase a cable TV plan to receive a cable Internet connection. Cable companies offer discounts to customers tha... Read More »