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FIOS specific question

Discussion in 'TiVo Mini' started by nealm, Jun 27, 2014.

  1. nealm

    nealm New Member

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    I want to set up my TiVo Mini in the back yard to project onto a screen. I have a question about the FIOS outdoor box.

    If I split the coax coming out of that and send 1 back into the house as it is now and run the second into the backyard, would my mini get a signal to connect to the Roamio in the house via MOCA?

    Thanks.
     
  2. BigJimOutlaw

    BigJimOutlaw Active Member

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    Make sure the splitter is adequate (1GHz or better) and it should be fine, assuming the Roamio is wired too.
     
  3. nealm

    nealm New Member

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    Thanks. My Roamio is wired. My backup is to run 50 feet of ethernet from the router out the window. I may still do that so I don't have to mess with the splitting.
     
  4. Bigg

    Bigg Active Member

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    Yes. Typically splitting right off a cable drop would be a terrible idea because of signal strength, but the RF connection out of the ONT is so hot that it probably doesn't matter. However, I'd consider hard wiring a jack or one sort or another out there if you're really serious about the back yard thing.
     

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