Assembly and Usage Instructions
Flat Indoor Antenna
Finding the best location for the antenna
Note about digital channels
To display digital signals on your TV, you'll need to have the right
Before you connect the antenna, determine the best spot in your
equipment: either a TV that is capable of decoding digital signals
home for optimum reception. Visit www.antennaweb.org to see where
or a digital converter box.
your local broadcasts are coming from. Then, try as much as possible
to avoid obstructions between these transmitters and your antenna.
IMPORTANT NOTES ABOUT ANTENNA PLACEMENT:
I have a cable ready TV. Why can't I get channels above 13?
Although the ANT1000 may perform well when placed near or on
The tuners inside of cable ready TVs have two modes: one for cable
electronics such as TVs, these electronics may also interfere with
and one for antenna. When the TV is in cable mode, and you are
the antenna's reception. If you experience reception difficulties
using an antenna, you will not be able to receive any channels above
with the ANT1000, try moving it away from your TV or other
13. To fix this, simply access the menu of your TV and switch the TV
nearby electronic devices.
from Cable/CATV mode to ANT/AIR mode.
The ANT1000 works when on a flat surface or stretched horizontally
I have my TV in a metal cabinet. Will the antenna work for me?
on a wall or window. It will not work when stretched vertically on a
Any large metal objects will prevent the antenna signal from
wall or window.
reaching the antenna. You must place the antenna outside of or
Note: Many times the best location for the antenna is close to or on a
above the metal cabinet.
window. You can use two-sided tape to mount to a window pane.
My home has aluminum siding/insulation. Where should I place
Assembling the ANT1000
Place the antenna near a window to minimize interference and
IMPORTANT: Remove protective film from the antenna wing
improve your reception.
sections before assembling the antenna.
Can I use my antenna in a basement?
1. Remove all parts from the box. The ANT1000 antenna package
TV signals usually cannot penetrate into basement locations due to
includes the following items:
their lower elevation.
1 Middle Section
2 Antenna Wing Sections
Please Note: Other variables, unrelated to antenna performance,
(with coaxial cable)
3 Screws and Nuts
can effect your reception. These include distance from the
2. Unscrew the three screws holding the middle section together.
broadcasting source, and natural or man-made conditions (such as
Remove the top of the middle section. Uncoil and extend the
buildings between the transmitting source and your antenna).
coaxial cable built into this section.
12 Month Limited Warranty
3. Flip the top of the middle
Audiovox Electronics Corporation (the "Company") warrants to the original retail
section over. Be careful to keep
purchaser of this product that should this product or any part thereof, under
normal use and conditions, be proven defective in material or workmanship within
the three screws in the holes!
12 months from the date of original purchase, such defect(s) will be repaired or
Set the middle section top on
replaced (at the Company's option) without charge for parts and repair labor. To
a flat surface, with the cable
obtain repair or replacement within the terms of this Warranty, the product along
extending toward you.
with any accessories included in the original packaging is to be delivered with proof
of warranty coverage (e.g. dated bill of sale), specification of defect(s), transportation
prepaid, to the Company at the address shown below. Do not return this product
4. Place the holes of one of
to the Retailer.
the wing sections over top
Warranty is not transferable and does
not cover product purchased, serviced
right and middle screws. The
or used outside the United States or Canada. The Warranty does not extend to the
elimination of externally generated static or noise. This Warranty does not apply to
letters AB printed on the
costs incurred for installation, removal or reinstallation of the product, or, if in the
wing should be visible in the
Company's opinion, the product has been damaged through acts of nature, alteration,
upper left corner of the wing.
improper installation, mishandling, misuse, neglect, or accident. This Warranty does
not cover damage caused by
an AC adapter not provided with the product.
IMPORTANT: The antenna
THE EXTENT OF THE COMPANY'S LIABILITY UNDER THIS WARRANTY
wing must be installed in this
IS LIMITED TO THE REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT PROVIDED ABOVE
AND, IN NO EVENT, SHALL THE COMPANY'S LIABILITY EXCEED THE
PURCHASE PRICE PAID BY PURCHASER FOR THE PRODUCT.
5. Place the holes of the second
This Warranty is in lieu of all other express warranties or liabilities. ANY
wing over top of lower left
IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF
and middle screws. The wings
MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE,
will slightly overlap. The AB
SHALL BE LIMITED TO DURATION OF THIS WARRANTY. ANY ACTION
FOR BREACH OF ANY WARRANTY HEREUNDER, INCLUDING ANY
printed on the wing should
IMPLIED WARRANTY, MUST BE BROUGHT WITHIN A PERIOD OF 24
appear at the lower right
MONTHS FROM THE DATE OF ORIGINAL PURCHASE. IN NO CASE
SHALL THE COMPANY BE LIABLE FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL OR
INCIDENTAL DAMAGES WHATSOEVER. No person or representative is
authorized to assume for the Company any liability other than expressed herein in
connection with the sale of this product.
6. Place the bottom of the
Some states/provinces do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty
middle section on the middle
lasts or the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damage so the above
section top. Make sure to line
limitations or exclusions may not apply to you. This Warranty gives you specific legal
rights and you may also have other rights which vary from state/province to state/
up with the pegs at the top
and the holes with the screws.
Hauppauge, NY 11788
CANADA: Audiovox Return Center, c/o Genco, 6685 Kennedy Road, Unit 3,
Door 16, Mississauga, Ontario L5T 3A5
7. Flip the entire assembly over and carefully tighten the screws.
DO NOT over tighten.
8. Connect the coaxial cable to your TV's antenna input.
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111 Congressional Blvd., Suite 350
Printed in USA
Carmel, IN 46032