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    How many channels can I get using this antenna? And is it really free once you buy it?   (10 Answers)

    By Stephen March 24, 2016.

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      It is free once you buy it and IF you are in a good location to use an antenna! I would suggest that you google "how many ota channels will I get" and locate a site that allows you to put your address in for a signal scan. This will give you an idea of what channels are being broadcast in your area.

      By Mohu Customer Service March 24, 2016.

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    Compatibility   (11 Answers)

    Your description says "compatible with select HDTVs". How can I tell if it will work with my TV? I have a Samsung 40" Smart TV.

    By BobMcG December 3, 2015.

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      Works with all smart TVs. Doesnt play well with non-smart TVs.

      By mspltnn January 12, 2016.

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      What distance rating is this antenna?   (5 Answers)

      Usually stated in miles. Refers to how far away it will pick up channels.

      By Anonymous March 30, 2016.

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        This product has a range of 35 miles.

        By CommunityAnswer March 30, 2016.

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        Can you use this for two TVs? Or do I need to buy two antennas?   (11 Answers)

        I have two TVs in two different rooms of my house and would like to use this TV antenna. Can one work for both? What would the setup have to be? Thanks.

        By innaSF December 31, 2015.

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          I suppose you could. But this is a wired antenna, which means you'd have to buy a splitter and enough cable to run a feed to the other room. In which case, you'd probably suffer enough signal loss to significantly degrade the signal. So you'd probably want to buy a signal booster. By the time you buy the splitter and cable (not to mention the booster), you may as well just buy another antenna. Not to mention the fact that you'd have to drill holes or run a cable through your house, either of which could be unsightly.

          By KCPhil January 9, 2016.

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          Will this antenna work on a tv in the center of a home with no windows nearby.   (5 Answers)

          By Anonymous March 9, 2016.

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            Antennas tend to work the best in a window. But if the signal strength is strong in your area it may work fine on an interior wall. Keep in mind that some building materials such as stucco, metal siding, metal roofing, can block your signals which is another reason window placement is ideal.

            By Mohu Customer Service March 14, 2016.

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          I have a Sony and Magnavox 36" Tv's but with the big back..they are for my summer cabin..will this antenna work on big back Tv's or only on flat screens????   (5 Answers)

          By Jesse April 25, 2016.

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            If your television made before 2009 you may need to invest in a digital converter. If you’re not sure of the age of your television you can check your manual for that information. *ATSC, it means you do have a built in tuner that will allow reception of digital television channels. *NTSC means you do not have the built in tuner and you will need a digital converter. *If you’re still not sure, please call your TV manufacturer. A digital converter box connects to your existing TV and allows it to receive free over-the-air digital TV signals. A digital converter box is a one-time purchase with no monthly fees. One converter box is necessary for every TV that doesn't have a built-in digital tuner and that receives its signal over the air with an antenna. They are fairly inexpensive and can be found at electronics stores or online.

            By Mohu Customer Service December 28, 2016.

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          How is the antenna mounted on a wall or window?   (5 Answers)

          By jack January 11, 2017.

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            The antenna comes with small velcro discs that you can stick on the antenna and the surface you want to attach it to. There are also two small holes at the top of the antenna where you could use nails or pushpins to attach it to a wall.

            By Mounting January 11, 2017.

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          i am getting 28 channels and right now it is placed close to window. each time the car goes by in front of my house reception shows static which goes awy when car drives away. I live in 1st floor of private house   (2 Answers)

          By Anonymous August 11, 2016.

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            Unfortunately vehicles work as moving metal barriers that will disrupt signals. The signals bounce off them and away from the antenna. The only thing you can really try is getting the antenna higher so that its positioned higher than the traffic. This is a tough issue to resolve and it's all about placement.

            By Mohu Customer Service August 11, 2016.

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          is this item Compatible with Panasonic 720p Viera 50in?   (10 Answers)

          I noticed 1080p along with "Selected" HD TV's

          By Derek December 15, 2015.

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            Yes, it is compatible because I have the same TV! Your TV must have a digital tuner or your analog TV must be connected to a digital converter box. See here for more information: http://antennatv.tv/free/ You must also live within 30 miles of a digital transmission tower. See here for tower locations by zip code: http://antennaweb.org/Address.aspx Results are not guaranteed but mounting the antenna higher generally yields better results (eg, 2nd floor is better than 1st floor mounting). Good luck!

            By Gustav February 8, 2016.

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            Will this antenna work with a 2005 Toshiba tv?   (10 Answers)

            By Anonymous January 26, 2016.

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              You would need a digital converter to be able to work with a tv made prior to 2009.

              By Mohu Customer Service January 26, 2016.

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