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Network interference with cable TV

Network interference with cable TV

Network interference with cable TV

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I am running network cables in a residence. Some of the network wires must be run along side cable TV cable going from the basement to the attic. QUESTION: Will the network cable give interference to the cable TV?

RE: Network interference with cable TV

kenfr--
Not if the cabling is done correctly. The shielding is such that thier shouldn't be any kind of interference.
If you have to run these close together try using standoffs or wire ties to keep them an even spacing away from each other.
The data coming accross is in bursts and very low voltage, also the PVC coating around the RG cable for the TV will keep out most all types of interferance.

L

RE: Network interference with cable TV

There should be absolutely no way to have either of these two connections interfere with the other. The shielding in COAX and in twisted pair should prevent anything like that from happening. The only way I can think of is if you don't punch down the cat-5 correctly and have exposed wires that are grounding commonly with the coax.

RE: Network interference with cable TV

to be safe you should run plennum graded cable not pvc cable for the network.

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