January 2015

This little HDMI switch solves a lot of problems

Set it and forget it. That’s the promise of our Automatic 1×2 HDMI Switch. It’s the solution to the problem of not having enough HDMI ports on your TV or monitor. Connect two devices to it and…






The antenna terms you need to know: GROUNDING

Grounding. Proof that one bad decision can ruin your whole day. If your outdoor antenna isn’t grounded, you run the risk of a lightning strike that can destroy all your home electronics and burn down your…


Will a DIRECTV remote control your cable box?

We’ve been running a lot of sales lately on our 4-device universal remotes for DIRECTV. The most common question we have is, “will this work with my cable box?” Unfortunately in most cases the answer is…



The antenna terms you need to know: YAGI

Yagi. OK, it’s a silly sounding name. Maybe it conjures up images of the original Karate Kid or a certain picnic-basket-stealing bear. The yagi antenna, however, is one of the most important advances in outdoor antenna technology and…


YES YOU CAN: Build a wireless network over 8 miles long

OK, not everyone needs this… but that doesn’t mean it isn’t cool. Wireless, secure network communication between two points 15 kilometers apart. It’s not only possible, it’s easy using Ubiquiti’s Nanostation M5 adapters. Put one where your network…


The antenna terms you need to know: DIPOLE

Dipole. This is a little more complex sort of antenna, and they’re everywhere. The most common way of thinking about a dipole is a “rabbit ears” antenna but really most indoor antennas, whether they are cats’s…