The splitter itself creates the signal loss it doesn t matter if the tv s are on or off or even if all of the connections on the splitter are used the loss still occurs it s called insertion loss.
Attic antenna doesnt work with splitter.
When cable lengths reach over 100 feet as much as 1 3 of the signal can be lost.
The line loss that occurs getting the signal from the tv antenna to the tv or tv s can be overcome by installing a preamplifier near the tv antenna.
Where i live there are a lot of really old homes that use wire mesh and plaster for interior walls instead of drywall and that can mess with a television signal too.
When choosing a splitter for your home entertainment needs select the number of output lines you will need for your splitter carefully.
The attic antenna s build isn t made compatible with outdoor use but still built with quality materials.
An attic antenna is more economical than a rooftop installation to maintain and doesn t entail as many potential repair costs as its outdoor counterpart.
The ge 20431 futura outdoor indoor attic tv antenna is one of the best looking options on the market.
It can be mounted to an antenna mast with a supplied metal mounting bracket.
The mohu sail is a single piece tv antenna in a hard plastic case shaped into a gentle curve.
If you require a long cable or are using a splitter you may need a preamplifier.
Mounting an antenna in your attic is easier to accomplish than putting it outdoors mainly due to not having to drill holes in your roof as well as a shorter cable run to the tv.
It s a long way from the rabbit ear designs you might think of when picturing indoor antennas and much cooler looking than the metal contraptions often found outdoors.
You are more than 70 miles from the broadcast towers or beyond the range of the antenna.
The antenna proffers high definition networks for free with a broad spectrum of frequencies ranging from vhf to uhf stations.
If you split the signal enough you ll encounter quality problems.
Go in your attic and locate where the coax cable coming from the street is getting split to go to the tv s.
I only have one tv but you may need to buy a signal amplifier.
Unplug the coax from the street and plug in your antenna that is in the attic.
In this situation you might consider attaching an ac powered preamplifier to your antenna s mast to boost signals weakened by interference caused by physical obstacles.
I use the clearstream4.
Or perhaps your antenna is installed in the attic where materials such as insulation or your roof s radiant barrier may be interfering with signal.
Splitters are designed to distribute the signal evenly between each of its connection ports regardless of how many lines are actually being utilized at any given time.