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Broadcasting & receiving; TV equipment

The terminator is the device that ties the IR receiver and the emitters together. Most terminators have about four IR ports, which can accommodate up to eight IR emitters. They also have the ability ...

Infrared (IR) receiver 

Broadcasting & receiving; TV equipment

An IR receiver's primary function is to receive the infrared signals sent out by remote controls, and transform them into electrical signals. IR receivers are available in many shapes and sizes to ...

Infrared (IR) emitters

Broadcasting & receiving; TV equipment

IR emitters are very small devices that stick over the infrared receiver of home theater devices. Their function is to convert the electrical signals sent by the IR receiver back into infrared ...

High definition multimedia interface (HDMI) cable

Broadcasting & receiving; TV equipment

High definition multimedia interface, more commonly referred to as HDMI, is the wave of the component-to-component TV cabling future. HDMI cables offer superior audio and video performance while ...

Digital video recorder (DVR)

Broadcasting & receiving; TV equipment

A digital video recorder, commonly referred to as a DVR, typically is a stand-alone unit that records video in digital format to be played back at a later date. It functions somewhat like a VCR, ...

Coaxial cable

Broadcasting & receiving; TV equipment

Coaxial cable, also known as coax, is the cable wire most commonly used by the cable TV industry. It has a wire in the centre surrounded by insulation and a grounded shield of braided wire around it ...


Broadcasting & receiving; TV equipment

A cable TV amplifier is often used if the cable signal is being split among four or more devices within a given location. The amplifier helps boost the signal and minimise any loss of picture quality ...

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