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High Definition Video Distibution (7)
HDMI or component cable connection distibution, switching, and extending of hi-def signals.
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Why are my cable channels snowy?
Viewed 4312 times since Wed, Mar 10, 2010
The cable channels may appear snowy for several reasons. The incoming cable channel may be weak or poor quality when it reaches your house. (A signal can be measured as a strong signal on a meter but still be snowy if the original signal is weak... Read More
How do I add a camera feed to my satellite system?
Viewed 2808 times since Thu, Mar 11, 2010
For a single Satellite Dish with one down-feed to one Satellite Receiver, you will need a Modulator and two V902 Diplexers. The following steps will provide guidance to insert a modulated channel. 1. Program the modulator to the desired UHF analog... Read More
I have a camera feed I want to incorporate with my satellite system. What kind of filter do I need?
Viewed 2733 times since Mon, Mar 8, 2010
You will not need a filter to incorporate video from a camera into your satellite system unless you are using an Off-Air antenna or Cable Television (CATV) in your system. A Channel Plus Modulator and two V902 Diplexers will be required for a basic... Read More
How do I add a camera feed to my cable system?
Viewed 2721 times since Wed, Mar 10, 2010
The answer to this question will depend on your Cable Service Provider, the channels and services you receive, the strength of the incoming signal from the Cable Service provider, your internal home wiring and distribution, and the inputs available... Read More
What is the difference between a DA-550 and a DA-8200?
Viewed 2621 times since Fri, May 7, 2010
The difference between a DA-550 Series Amplifiers and a DA-8200 Series amplifier is in the IR distribution method. The DA-550 Series uses a 12VDC IR method to distribute IR commands from an IR remote control and is a bi-directional IR system. The DA... Read More
Can I insert modulated channels into a digital channel?
Viewed 2584 times since Wed, Apr 28, 2010
Modulated channels cannot be inserted easily into a digital channel system because the modulated channels are analog. Attempting to insert just one modulated channel may cause the loss of up to 30 digital channels on a CATV system and several digital... Read More
Names Do not Appear in the Display
Viewed 2523 times since Mon, Jan 23, 2012
There may be times when Cardholders have been added and Directory entries created, but the names don’t appear on the display. This may happen if the person entering the data forgets to enter a phone number in the appropriate field. When... Read More
One channel on my modulator is snowy
Viewed 2456 times since Thu, Jul 7, 2011
This issue can be caused by a few things: Be sure there's an empty channel on each side of a modulated channel. If you disconnect the ANT/CATV Input and the modulated channel clears up, you need a filter – the filter removes cable system... Read More
Why are my lower channels clearer than higher one’s or vice versa?
Viewed 2195 times since Fri, May 7, 2010
The following only applies for analog channels. With digital channels, you will have a clear picture, a clear picture with pixilation (missing bits in the image), or no picture at all. If your signal source is a CATV provider and thus they control... Read More
I have a camera feed I want to incorporate with my cable system. What kind of filter do I need?
Viewed 2093 times since Fri, Feb 26, 2010
The type of filter will be determined by the analog channel on which you wish to insert the modulated video from the camera. The filter will need to block the frequencies for the channel on which you wish to insert the modulated channel, one channel... Read More
What is the difference between HHR and BID?
Viewed 2029 times since Wed, Apr 28, 2010
"HHR" is the designation given to our distribution amplifiers designated for use with an Off-Air Antenna. They do not allow 2-way communications. "BID" is the designation given to our amplifiers designed for use with a CATV service because they... Read More
Why are my modulator channels snowy?
Viewed 1990 times since Mon, Mar 8, 2010
The modulator channels may appear snowy for several reasons. There may be a conflicting signal on the same channels coming from another source such as an Off-Air signal from an antenna or a CATV (Cable Television) signal. There may be a signal... Read More
Can you use 4, 6 and 8 ohm speakers on the same Encore hub?
Viewed 1818 times since Thu, Nov 4, 2010
Yes, you can. Each keypad (Model ENC-DRS) serves as a speaker zone controller for the system. Each keypad contains a Class D digital stereo amplifier providing up to 60 watts maximum output power (30 watts per channel) and is designed to connect to a... Read More
Why can’t my cable boxes communicate back to my cable company?
Viewed 1776 times since Wed, Mar 31, 2010
Your cable boxes are most likely connected to an amplifier that does not have bi-directional capability. If you still need assistance, you may e-mail us at video.audio@linearcorp.com. We will want to know the model or part number for all products you... Read More