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Eaton CHSPCABLE compatibility with xfinity

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Eaton CHSPCABLE compatibility with xfinity

Can the Eaton CHSPCABLE surge protector be used with Comcast Xfinity?

 

I am asking specifically about the Eaton CHSPCABLE surge protector, available for ~$42 from depot.

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@ron7000 wrote:

Can the Eaton CHSPCABLE surge protector be used with Comcast Xfinity?

 

I am asking specifically about the Eaton CHSPCABLE surge protector, available for ~$42 from depot.


You shouldn't run cable through any surge protector. They don't play nice with signal levels, moca, etc. It's your house though and you can try it if you want.

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Re: Eaton CHSPCABLE compatibility with xfinity

what does "They don't play nice" mean?

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Means surge protectors with cable running through can play havoc with signal levels
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@ron7000 wrote: ... I am asking specifically about the Eaton CHSPCABLE surge protector ...

If you must use a surge protector, a gas discharge type with signal quality specs like

    https://www.amazon.com/TII-Broadband-Satellite-Lightning-Protector/dp/B0016AIYU6

    http://www.tiitech.com/repository/datasheetlibrary/210_212.pdf

would be preferred over the one you posted.

 

The few specs I can find on the Eaton don't indicate what effects it has on signal quality.