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Fri, Mar 27, 2020 11:00 AM

Which Coax cable when switching from AT&T UVerse?

I have an active UVerse account and am trying to set up my Xfinity gateway/router using the self-install kit before cancelling AT&T.  I had Comcast in this house many years ago.  I was told that a technician has done the required work on the line outside.  The orange cable  that I thought I needed to use is not a standard cable coax, the pin is far too wide.  Do I just need an adapter?  I don't think I can use the black cables which appear to be for the UVerse hookup.  Any ideas?  Thanks.

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CCAndrew

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1 y ago

Remove the barrel connector, then hook up your splitter. That little silver piece is to keep noise from back feeding out to the plant, it’s not a connector at all

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1 y ago

It never occurred to me that it was removable.  Thank you!

EG

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Can't see your pic. Since you are a new poster, it needs to be approved by a Forum Admin. That could take some time. In the interim, you could try hosting it at one of those free third-party pic hosting sites like Imgur or Photobucket and post the link to it here.

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EG

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@VLA2 

 

See that you have a link in your first post now. You didn't give any notice of editing here...

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