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TV Picture doubling up/not aligned

by Heinekinz / July 4, 2016 2:15 PM PDT

Hi, my picture is doubling up on my bedroom tv, almost as if there is a shadow.

The signal is being run through an RCA cable over about 25m. The signal is then split and runs through a booster into my tv.

The problem is intermittent, sometimes it doubles up and sometimes it's fine (I have not found any trend yet).

Any advice?? I know this might be quiet vage...

Hope some one can help

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Until you get a better system
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 4, 2016 2:30 PM PDT

I don't think anyone can correct such a long cable run with a splitter and booster. Test your set by using some DVD player to see if the set or the signal is the issue.

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Tv is fine
by Heinekinz / July 5, 2016 12:15 AM PDT

Sorry I forgot to include that. Play xbox and watch stuff from my laptop with no issues so I know it is the signal. Any way to better it? Or do I have to get a decoder with an HDMI port and run a long HDMI cable? Or should I use cat6?

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 5, 2016 8:56 AM PDT
In reply to: Tv is fine

You should try other setups. No one I know will warrant long runs so test each setup to see if it's acceptable to you.

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