How to Connect the Ends on TV Coax Cables?

Answer Coaxial, or coax, cable consists of four separate components. An inner wire of solid copper is surrounded by an insulating plastic sheath. This sheath is covered by a mesh of copper braiding, which... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Connect the Ends on TV Coax Cables

What lengths do coax cables come in?

"Coaxle cables can come in sizes as small as 2 feet, and they can come in sizes as large as 100 feet. It just depends on how long you need it to be. You can also make your own."

How long do coax cables typically last before going bad?

The number one cause of problems is the F connectors either un-screwing or pulling out of the coax.Many homes were installed with RG59 coax but higher frequency and broadband signals want RG6 which... Read More »

Is there a cord I can buy that would connect my laptop and my old TV (RCA, S-video & coax inputs)?

No, there is no such cord.You need to buy a converter and it is really not worth it.

For what type connection do you connect a coax cable to an antenna?

Coax--short for "coaxial"--cable is primarily used for audio and video signal transmission between electronic devices, including antennas, televisions and computers. Coaxial connectors are often th... Read More »