Advantages and Disadv. of splitter

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 Question by Joe Lee posted 24 Jul 2005
 Advantages and Disadv. of splitter
Hi there,

What are the advantages and disadvantages of using splitter?
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 Answer by Joseph Golan posted 25 Jul 2005
Dear Joe,

There are many different types of splitters and your question was not specific.

Advanatge of CATV splitters is a single cable can serve mutiple devices; Disadvantage singal loss

Advantage of using a splitter on unshielded twisted pair cable to have both data and telephone on a single cable; disadvantage is cross-talk and interference between the services.

Sincerely,
Joseph Golan, RCDD

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