On July 13, 2012 at 02:02, Ernie Gilman said...
Not at all a dumb question. Crap like this is too too common.
Check the brand of cable you ran versus the brand they use. If it's different, that will bolster your argument that they were lazy and stole (yes, stole) money from your client by using wire that he paid you to run. The cable company is a legal monopoly and they have zero right to use items they do not install.
I once found a few FM modulators by searching around on the internet, but I don't remember the product names or companies. FM is just above channel 6, so that could go back to the headend, but there... would you get this audio by somehow automatically setting the AVR tuner to the frequency you chose?
I got some great job satisfaction a year or two ago in a restaurant when I cut a path of holes for one RG6 and the soft drink guy came in and used them to run his hose. When I came back, I explained the situation to the owner, then clipped his tube. In the middle.
You helped me on the FM mod thing last fall. You mentioned Pioneer pieces in your RC mail to me but I checked my old RC mail and the wasn't a model number specified...
+1 on make the Cable company run a new line. I normally escalate for a supervisor and meet him at the job site to explain the situation so my clients don't have to jack with it and have to deal with the cable company's excuses as to why they had the right to take MY cable instead of running their own cable.