The great part about using an over the air antenna is, you can tap into the existing wiring to plug in your HD antenna. From there you can install a splitter to distribute the signal to several televisions. If your house does not have the existing wiring you will need to run the cabling yourself.
Can you hook up multiple TVs to one antenna?
By using a coaxial splitter, you can easily connect multiple TVs to one antenna. This device is designed for splitting an antenna signal to multiple TVs so you can watch your favorite channels on every television in the house. With more TVs, the weaker the signal will be and you will need an amplifier.
Can I use a splitter to combine two antennas?
Yes you can. I have two antennas hooked to mine using a splitter. Like the others said, you have to make sure that both cables from the splitter to the antennas are exactly the same length.
How many TVs can you hook up to an HD antenna?
How many TVs can you hook up to one antenna? Theoretically, you can hook up an unlimited number of TVs to a single antenna. But the antennas signal strength goes down with each TV you add. This signal loss can be avoided by using a distribution amplifier.
Can a splitter be used in reverse?
Splitter Construction Reverse a splitter to combine signals from different antennas. Splitters contain no electronic devices and dont require any power, making them passive instead of active. Because of this, they can be connected in reverse without any damage.
What is the difference between a splitter and a combiner?
The difference is that a splitter takes in one signal and makes two out, while a diplexer or combiner takes in two signals and makes one out. Splitters are commonly used for adding a second television to an existing cable. With a satellite or cable system, a splitter could be used to add TV to a separate room.