Installation

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The TV signal strength depends on the location, direction, and the distance from the TV station’s transmitting antenna. The indoor installations face additional challenges, such as closely spaced metal studs in the walls, the metal building, metal screens, which prevent or degrade the signal reaching the indoor. The outdoor installation generally provides much better signal quality, but very long coaxial cables induce signal attenuation. When installed outdoor use a good quality, a new RG-6 coaxial cable of the shortest length possible. The signal splitters also create some loses, therefore when trying first time, it will be the best to use a direct connection between this antenna and the TV. For indoor installation:

1. Attach one end of the enclosed wire to the TV set, and the other end to the Antenna. (Figure 1)

2. Fully insert push pins and use the front plastic of the Push Pins to hang the antenna and try various locations and directions at least 6 ft. above the floor. Don’t hold the antenna in your hand to test.

3. Once a good location and direction has been found, attach the wall/post mounting plate using the two #4 screws.

4. Slide the antenna onto the wall/post mounting plate from the top. Place your thumb below the wall plate to support while pushing antenna from the top. (Figure 2.)

5. Program your TV by selecting Menu or Source, and choose Setup/Air/Antenna to scan and receive broadcast TV.

6. Seek qualified professional’s help for outdoor installation.

Lightning: For added protection for electronic devices during a lightning storm or when left unattended or unused for a long period of time, please unplug the antenna, this will prevent damage to the connected electronic devices.

Power Lines: An outside antenna system should not be located close to the power lines or where it can fall into the electrically charged circuits. When installing an outdoor antenna system, extreme care should be taken to keep from touching power lines or circuits as contact with them might be fatal. Keep the distance between the power lines and the antenna and its mounting structure at least two times the combine height of the antenna and its mounting structure.


Outdoor Installation & Antenna Grounding

Grounding: The antenna and its mounting structure should be grounded in accordance with NEC electrical code, all state and local code requirements. The acceptable building grounding locations are: The building grounding electrode as covered in 250.50 of the NEC: an 8-ft grounding rod driven into the ground can be used as long as it is connected to the building ground by #6 or larger bonding wire, Grounded interior metal water piping system, within 5ft. from its point of entrance to the building. Service equipment enclosure, the metal enclosure of the power service grounding electrode.


Warranty

 LIMITED WARRANTY: TVxf LLC Guarantee that the product sold by us will be free from defects in material and workmanship for a period of one (1) year from date of original purchase. (Warranty Period) We will repair or replace, at our option, any product or part that is defective in material or workmanship without charge if the product is returned to us with a dated proof of purchase of within the Warranty Period. To obtain warranty service and Return Merchandize Authorization Number (RMA#); please contact the Customer Service at (786)536-6636. This warranty shall not apply to any product which has been subject to misuse, negligence or accident, or which has been modified or repaired by unauthorized persons. This warranty is valid for original purchaser of the product of an authorized sales outlet. IN NO EVENT SHALL TVxf LLC. SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES FROM THE USE OF THIS PRODUCT, THIS DISCLAIMER APPLIES BOTH DURING AND AFTER THE TERM OF THIS WARRANTY. 

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. I have connected the wire between Antenna and TV and don't see any picture. 

Answer: Try following in a sequence:

  1. Start by Pointing the Antenna in the general direction of the transmitting towers for the TV station.
  2. Please read the enclosed instructions one more time, before proceeding further.
  3. Please read your Television instructions on programming on-air TV channels.
    1. Most Televisions have multiple input sources, please select  source which says TV.
    2. Please use your remote and press the button labeled menu.
    3. Use arrow keys to select Channel, and press Enter/Ok button. 
    4. Select Air from Cable/Air choice.
    5. Start Auto Scan, and wait for it to complete.
    6. Even if you get some channels rotate the antenna by 90 degrees and repeat the step 2-5. 

2.  I have an old analog TV, how can I use that TV with TVxf HDTV antenna?

Answer:  As TV broadcast in the United States switched from analog TV signal transmission, old TV's require a converter box to receive digital. signal.  For example the link below on walmart.com allows you watch and record digital TV transmissions on  an analog TV: Ematic AT102 Digital TV HD Converter Box +Recorder with LED Display  

3.  I have an LCD monitor, how can I watch TV on it?

Answer: Please see answer to question 2 above.

4.  I scan for TV channels, but don't see any channels, what is wrong?

Answer: While programming your TV for channel discovery, please not that round TV input can have two choices, one for cable TV through antenna input and second On-Air, please choose On-Air prior to searching for the channels. 

5. What is the best location for my TVxf antenna? 

Answer: Outdoor, about 10 ft above ground with clear line of sight in the direction of TV transmission tower(s), having said that note that the TV signals travels in a straight line with few exceptions, the TV signal goes through electrically non-conducting materials as if they don't exist, while metal insulation, metal panels, window metal bars, grills, and metal wall studs may interfere in signal reception. The best indoor place to install will be interior of an exterior wall in the direction of the TV transmission towers. For the direction of TV transmitter, you can use FCC's web site for TV transmitter location(s).