Coaxial (pron. "co-axial") is a cabling technology commonly used to transmit television signals and is referred to as "cable". Use for questions about the physical medium itself.

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How does ethernet, coax, and telephone surge protection work?

So I'm planning on buying a UPS and I see that they have ports for protection of ethernet, coax, and telephone lines. I've read answers on these three questions, but none of them address this question....
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MoCa from scratch

I want to extend an ethernet LAN in a structure wired with coax. I understand that MoCA would be a good option. Before I purchase equipment I would like to know exactly what I'll need. I am having ...
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Connecting a HomePlug over CoAx

Short questions: Can I connect two HomePlugs through a Coaxial cable? Will it yield the same throughput as through standard single phase wires? Longer version: I need a GbE connection between 2nd and ...
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What is the cable that runs from the cable modem to a wall outlet

I was wondering what type of cable runs from the modem to the wall outlet in my house? Is it a coaxial cable? I'm very confused by what I've read around the internet. There seem to be many variations. ...
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Cable modem drops connection upstream - why?

I have internet via coaxial cable (aka cable TV). The cable modem is of type Netgear CG3000. (comes from the ISP). The connection is of type DOCSIS 3.0. About a year ago the cable TV guys went ...
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Surge Protection with modem

I have a UPS between my PC and the wall, this also has input and output called Cable/Video Surge Protection. So the only potential damage path is the modem to the router to my computer through ...
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Internet and Satellite sharing same coax

I have searched for this question online and I've seen a variety of answers, most of which are non-technical and simply this is a bad idea and I would never do this without any rational to back it up. ...
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Running both internet- and TV-signals on coaxial?

I have a 1) Zyxel P-2812HNU-Fx for a) home network+internet and b) landline and a 2) satellite/FTA reciever for TV. There's already a decent coaxial network going from the utility room and to all ...
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Can I switch my modem over to any other coaxial entry point in the house?

Can I switch my modem over to any other coaxial entry point in the house? Or does each jack have to be set up by an engineer sent over by my ISP. I'm a bit afraid to just try it, in case connecting ...
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Is a cable modem registered to a CMTS or the entire ISP?

I am curious if I were to move, do you have to tell your ISP, in this case my cable company, that I am moving? Is the cable modem MAC restricted to a certain CMTS, or could I use any CMTS belonging ...
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Wiring my internet

I have Verizon internet service and am currently using wifi. My router is in the basement and my desktop computer is 2 floors and on the other side of the house above it... Worst possible positioning ...
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PCI Tv Tuner not receiving signal

I inherited an Angel II PCI Dual TV Tuner card, popped it into my computer's PCI slot, plugged in my coax cable, but am having trouble getting any type of signal to it. The computer I am using is ...
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What do I need to put inbetween 2 f connectors to extend it?

I asked a question for the cable and could only find this: http://m.canadiantire.ca/mt/www.canadiantire.ca/AST/browse/7/Electronics/TVsAccessories/VideoRemotesAccessories/PRD~0452382P/RG6+Video+...
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Would an 8-way coax splitter for 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz WiFi work in a six story building?

I'm trying to install an 8-way coaxial splitter in the roof of my apartment building. This will then have one WiFi input signal and split out to many coaxial cables which have a wifi aerial at the end ...
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Where are coaxial cables and twisted pair cables used relating to computer and device interconnection?

Is there some thing like a coaxial cable that can be used to connect same type of computers? And twisted pair cable can connect only computers (all types)? The answer is yes it depends, but can ...
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Audigy 2 Coaxial to Coaxial/Optical connection possible?

The original question is deleted, and asked again below with accurate information. Edit: Excuse me for my ignorance, my friend has a Logitech Z-5500 set. I thought after comparing those systems on ...
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internet data through copper cable resistance impedance, diameter, skin effect, standing waves

Would someone explain whether using two pairs (four cables) stripped out of CAT 5, as opposed to one pair (2 single cables) for DSL connection, (from the box on the house to home, essentially ...
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Splitting coax cable for PC tuner

I have an HDTV connected with HDMI from a DISH Network VIP612 DVR Receiver. I want to split the coaxial connection from the DVR to my Hauppauge 1200 WinTV HVR-850 HDTV Tuner Stick. What splitter and ...
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“Modern” Ethernet over coax

So, I've just bought a house. It's reasonably new - built in the early '00s. One of the features that got built in was a cable TV drop in every room. The cabling is gorgeous - there's even a wiring ...
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Number of Splitters on Coaxial Connection and Cable Internet Quality of Service

Does running multiple coaxial splitters on a single coaxial cable line effect quality of service for cable internet connections? Suppose there are 2-4 splitters between the cable line coming into a ...