Difference between antenna and satellite connection on surge protector

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  1. Mike Mace

    Mike Mace Stunt Coordinator

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    Hi, I was just wondering what the differences between the antenna and satellite connections were for on say a panamax max 1500 surge protector?

    I have a panamax 1000 on my system now and whenever I try to hook up the coax cables I lose my digital channels after a few hours/days and it says I am not subscribed any more.

    Any ideas?
     
  2. Joe Tilley

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    There should be no difference, to the best of my knowledge. All of the power strips I've ever seen just ground the coax.
     
  3. Chu Gai

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    try emailing or calling Panamax.
     
  4. MichaelDDD

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    Your cable box/company uses two-way communication b/t their server and your cable box.

    It's apparent that your current surge protector does not support this two-way communication. I'd email Panamax and ask which models do.
     
  5. Mike Mace

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    Just emailed panamax with the question....anyone else out there know a surge protector with 2 way communication on the coax lines?
     
  6. Jack_TN

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    I'd be interested in what Panamax says. The Max8DBS+5 has 2 inputs 'engineered' for cable and 2 'engineered' for satellite, so I would assume there is a difference. I think I read somewhere that satellite systems operate with different voltages from cable.

    Jack
     

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