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help with video input

03-26-2012, 07:17 PM
I have a camera with coax to a monitor, i then split the coax at the monitor and ran coax to another monitor, plugged into video input but cant get a picture. Its not the cable or the connectors because i plugged the original monitor into it and it worked. Could i have a monitor that doesnt accept what im trying to do.

03-26-2012, 07:44 PM
If you are trying to split with just a Y cable that is probably your issue. You need to go through a powered splitter.

03-27-2012, 09:50 AM
That's quite correct. If you're using regular coax, a Y will cause a double termination and drop the video level which might explain your problem. You actually need a video distribution amplifier for that type of connection to split the video to more than one path. These are readily available. Here's one that will do the job.


04-18-2012, 07:16 AM
check the cable connection of your Monitor then try.

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