Installing and connecting a TV cable splitter is a simple task that requires sufficient lengths of cable and tools to route cables neatly. Installing a cable splitter is cheaper and less time-consuming than installing a new outlet in another room.Continue Reading
The short coaxial cable should be long enough to reach the TV closest to the original signal outlet. The longer coaxial cable should be long enough to reach the second TV, taking into account the routing it will follow. Additional cables are required when installing a four-way splitter.
Connecting the splitter
The following steps apply if one TV is already connected to the original signal source. If there is no existing coaxial cable running from the source to a TV set, an additional cable is needed to connect the source to the input jack of the splitter.