Thank you for choosing an RCA antenna. RCA antennas are designed to give you
the sharpest, clearest picture you can get. All RCA antennas are easy to set up
and use. Before you get started, remove all the parts from the box and read this
Assembling your antenna (certain models only)
Some antenna models require assembly. If your package comes with
several separate pieces—two long poles, a loop, and a base— follow these
instructions to assemble the antenna.
Finding the best location for the antenna
Before you connect the antenna, determine the best spot in your home for
optimum reception. Visit www.antennaweb.org to see where your local broadcasts
are coming from. Then, try as much as possible to avoid obstructions between
these transmitters and your antenna.
Note: Many times the best location for the antenna is close to a window.
Keep your sales receipt to obtain warranty parts and service and for proof of purchase. Attach it here and
record the model number in case you need it. These numbers are located on the product.
Model No.:_________________ Purchase Date:_________________
Connecting the antenna to your TV
Once you've found the best place for your antenna, it's time to connect it to your
1. Find the coaxial cable that comes with the antenna. On some models this cable
is built into the antenna. On others it's separate.
• If the coaxial cable is separate: connect one end of the cable to the jack on
the back of the antenna.
2. Connect the loose end of the coaxial cable to
Adjusting the antenna for best reception
1. Turn on your TV.
2. Tune to your favorite local channel above 14.
3. Tune to your favorite local channel between 2
Passive Indoor Antenna
1. Screw the dipoles into the base.
2. Squeeze the bottom poles of the UHF
loop together and insert them into the
smaller holes on the antenna base.
the antenna jack on the back of your TV. This
jack might be labeled ANTENNA, VHF/UHF,
RF INPUT, or something similar. Make sure
you screw the connector onto the jack until the
connection is firm.
If the back of your TV looks
You'll need a band separator
(not included) to connect this
antenna to your TV.
Adjust the antenna's UHF loop until you get the
and 13. Extend the antenna's dipoles (rods) and
rotate them until you get the best picture.
Note: Different channels may require different antenna
If your antenna has a selector knob...
This selector lets you fine tune your antenna to improve reception further.
Once you've found the best positions for the dipoles and UHF loop, find the
selector position that gives you the best picture.
Note about digital channels
All RCA antennas are designed to receive both analog and digital signals. To
display digital signals on your TV, you'll need to have the right equipment: either a
TV that is capable of decoding digital signals or a digital converter box.
I have a cable ready TV. Why am I not getting any channels above 13?
The tuners inside of cable ready TVs have two modes. One mode is for cable and
the other mode is for antenna. When the TV is in cable mode, and you are using
an antenna, you will not be able to receive any channels above 13. To fix this,
simply access the menu of your TV and switch the TV from Cable/CATV mode
to ANT/AIR mode.
I have my TV in a metal cabinet. Will the antenna work for me?
Any large metal objects will prevent the antenna signal from reaching the antenna.
You must place the antenna outside of or above the metal cabinet.
My home has aluminum siding/insulation. Where should I place my antenna?
Place the antenna near a window to minimize interference and improve your
Can I use my antenna in a basement?
TV signals usually cannot penetrate into basement locations due to their lower
Please Note:Other variables, which are not related to antenna performance, can
effect your reception. These include distance from the source transmitting the
desired station, and man-made and natural conditions. Example: Obstacles such as
buildings between the transmitting source and your antenna.
12 Month Limited Warranty
Audiovox Electronics Corporation (the "Company") warrants to the original retail 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 12 months from the date of original
purchase, such defect(s) will be repaired or replaced (at the Company's option) without charge
for parts and repair labor. To obtain repair or replacement within the terms of this Warranty,
the product along 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 to the Retailer.
This Warranty is not transferable and does not cover product purchased, serviced 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 costs incurred for
installation, removal or reinstallation of the product, or, if in the Company's opinion, the
product has been damaged through acts of nature, alteration, improper installation, mishandling,
misuse, neglect, or accident. This Warranty does not cover damage caused by an AC adapter not
provided with the product. THE EXTENT OF THE COMPANY'S LIABILITY UNDER
THIS WARRANTY 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.
This Warranty is in lieu of all other express warranties or liabilities. ANY IMPLIED
WARRANTIES, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY
OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, SHALL BE LIMITED TO DURATION
OF THIS WARRANTY. ANY ACTION FOR BREACH OF ANY WARRANTY
HEREUNDER, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY, MUST BE BROUGHT
WITHIN A PERIOD OF 24 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
Some states/provinces do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts or
the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damage so the above 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/province.
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CANADA: Audiovox Return Center, c/o Genco, 6685 Kennedy Road, Unit 3, Door 16,
Mississauga, Ontario L5T 3A5
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