Digital TV, what antennas are you using?

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  1. jetan

    jetan PhilMUG Addict Member

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    you need an outdoor UHF antenna. or if youre planning to use the stock antenna you need that on the roof deck.
     
  2. trigo

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    i got a devant 49" promo that has a built in digital tuner.. used the stock antenna that has 3.5dbi gain and it was able to get all available channels...
     
  3. emsy

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    what channels are available with the devant and the stock antenna?
     
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    Bought from Greenhills yesterday an antenna similar to (store people says it's the same as) the TV Plus antenna. It does look the same, haven't had the chance to do a side-by-side comparison with our TV Plus antenna though. 680 bucks which I intend to use on a handed down non-smart Samsung DTV-ready set.

    I bought the same antenna early this year and being used on an LG smart TV which gets several local DTV channels (ABS-CBN, GMA, TV5, etc.)
     
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    that's what i'm using. totally works.
     
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  6. trigo

    trigo Well-Known Member

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    almost all Free to air (FTA) can be viewed...
     
  7. trigo

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    CNN Philippines HD/SD were available before but now nowhere to be found na.
     
  8. Theus

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    got Hisense last month but haven't got the chance to test ISDB-T. how much is cybertech brand? how many channels are you getting? thanks!
     
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    fcdiesta PhilMUG Addict Member

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    Thanks for the info...
     
  10. jetan

    jetan PhilMUG Addict Member

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    they're on test broadcast. sometimes they're off air for maintenance.
     
  11. oaba09

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    What's the best digital antenna with a short cable? Don't really need an outdoor one and I don't want an antenna with a long cable which would just add to the clutter of cables behind my TV stand...Thanks!
     
  12. tonedeaf

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    I thought this was because the EasyTV signal in my area is weak. Whew.
     
  13. Theus

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    just got 2 cybertec dtv antennas. Attached 1 to a Samsung uhd, indoor it got only 5 channels. But when I moved it outside:

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    Some channels though show “mode not supported “ any fix for this? Or is it a source issue?
    Will install the other unit in ortigas and see how the hisense fares.
     
  14. Somnambulist

    Somnambulist Active Member

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    Baka yun premium channels yun na naka lock/scramble unless you have a specific type of digibox (i.e. TV Plus, Easy TV).
     
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    I purchased an indoor antenna but it's not really picking up a good signal....would it be ok to move it outdoors? It says indoor antenna on the box....I'm only getting clear signals for abs cbn, abs cbn S&A, GMA, and GMA news TV.....TV5 is not watchable......I recently disconnected our cable since I do most of my TV watching on netflix and NBA league pass so I'm trying to do a DTV setup......I was actually planning on purchasing an outdoor antenna but if it's OK to move my antenna outdoors, I'm going to try that out first...
     
    #35 oaba09, Nov 12, 2018 at 11:53 PM
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  16. macjobber

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    Just place it outside your window and see the difference.
     

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