I have co-ax cable run through my whole house, so I can watch in almost any room what is playing on the VCR in my bedroom. It works great. Can I now do the same thing with either RCA or S-video cables?
Running the cables and adding the connectors at one end after the cable is in place, so that the holes can be as small as possible?
The VCR was fine, but it seems I now have to go digital and get a digital DVD recorder with a tuner, and there is no RF output on those things, at least the ones I've seen.
It was easy to run co-ax of whatever length I wanted, and then attach a connector at the end, after I had pushed it through the holes in the floors and walls. And to have splitters whereever there was another tv, and RF amplifier-splitters whereever the signal got weak.
I don't play all the tvs at once, but I have branches now for 8 tvs. Doesn't that mean I need some "outboard" amplification, rather than trying to play 2 or 3 of them at the same time just with the output from the DVDR?
And can I make my own RCA cables or S-video cables?
I guess the longest single run is about 30 feet.
Currently I have one tv in the bedroom itself and a line going downstairs and a line into the attic.
The line into the attic has an RF-connector for a tv in the attic, a line down in the wall for the bathroom, and a line down in the wall of the office/spare bedroom.
The line going down has an a line for the living room tv, the basement tv, the laundry room tv, and up again for the kitchen tv.
I wasn't very successful soldering RCA connectors on to RCA cable, but that was a long time ago and maybe I can do a better now.
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