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WINEGARD - FlatWave Amplified Razor Thin HDTV Indoor Antenna FL5500A

  • Amplified HDTV reception up to 50 miles
  • Revolutionary Clear Circuit Technology provides ultra low noise figure - 1.0 dB
  • Receives more channels
  • Minimizes pixelation and dropouts
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Remember when you could watch TV for free? You still can. The FlatWave Amplified indoor HDTV antenna saves your money and delivers beautifully crisp, high-definition TV programming from your local stations.

The FlatWave Amplified indoor HDTV antenna’s enhanced dual-band antenna features a state-of-the-art, ultra low noise preamplifier embedded directly at the elements, where 100% of the signal is amplified. The innovative USB power supply provides energy savings by only consuming power while the TV is powered on. Equipped with an 18.5-foot long coax cable, this antenna looks great in any decor thanks to the dual black and white sides.

  • newegg Long Range Amplified Indoor Antenna The FlatWave Amplified offers an extended reception range of up to 50 miles – ideal for smaller communities, or areas where conventional antennas have trouble getting a signal. The revolutionary Clear Circuit technology provides an incredibly low-noise figure of only 1.0dB, letting you receive more channels and minimizing pixelization and dropouts. Dual band reception means you don't miss out on channels that UHF-only antennas can't pick up. Install it in minutes, and say goodbye to big monthly cable bills!
  • newegg Free HDTV Channels 90% of the most-watched TV shows are available on local stations. Why pay for the same programming you can get for free and in high definition with the FlatWave? Many local stations now broadcast in crystal-clear high definition, and also broadcast audio in Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound, giving you the ultimate home theatre experience – but with no monthly bills. No monthly fees, no contract, no installation fees, no credit checks, and no cancellation fees: you can save an average of $1,000 per year by switching to FlatWave.
  • newegg Unbelievably Razor Thin The FlatWave is less than 2/100 of an inch thick (0.43mm). You won't believe how thin the FlatWave antenna is! Designed with black on one side and white on the other, the FlatWave can be flipped to display the side that best suits your home decor.
  • newegg More channels for free FlatWave antennas deliver free over-the-air programming to your television. While the channels in your area may vary, there are more channels being broadcast for free than ever before. In most areas you can receive your local ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, and PBS channels, as well as new "digital subchannels", that broadcast 24-hour news, weather, kids programming, and your favorite syndicated shows. This includes 90% of the most watched television shows, including programs such as NBC Sunday Night Football, NCIS, Dancing with the Stars, 60 Minutes, and more. In larger markets many other channels are available, including 24-hour sports programming, 24-hour classic movie channels, travel and dining networks, 24-hour music channels, and more.


Learn more about the Winegard FL5500A

Model

Brand
Winegard
Model
FL5500A

Spec

Specifications
50 mile range

High definition dual band VHF / UHF

Dimensions: 13" x 12"

Weight: 0.34 lbs

Multi-directional

Embedded ultra low noise (1db) digital amplifier for the best antenna performance

18.5' mini 59 coaxial cable (attached to antenna for better quality)

3' USB power cable with 110V adapter

Features

Features
The Most Advanced Indoor Antenna

Embedded Ultra-low-noise Amplifier With Clear Circuit Technology

1.0 Db Typical Noise Figure; Dual-band Amplified Hdtv Reception Up To 50 Miles

Energy Saving Usb Power Supply With Led Power Indicator

Designed & Made In The Usa By Winegard(r), The Antenna Experts

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  • Cheryl B.
  • 4/13/2014 1:59:12 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsBad Signal

Pros: Might work for others. Good cable length.

Cons: Not able to pickup any signals better than the wire hanger one that I built for less than $5. When changing channel, have to move antenna to find new signal. USB connector too loose, keeps slips out of AC plug when moving antenna. Bottom of the antenna where the cable connects gets warm from amplified.
NOT WORTH THE PRICE!!

Other Thoughts: The one I made out of pipe, wire, and wood has to be moved and is klunky looking, so that is why I purchased this one. Thought I might be able to at least keep the signal once it was placed, but it will not keep signal so no point in attaching it anywhere.
Going to try to return, but will see how that goes. Probably will have to forfeit some money on this.

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  • robert s.
  • 4/9/2014 9:19:49 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsHmmm....

Pros: Just maybe, only slimmest of slightly better than the $8 HomeWorx antenna purchased from Newegg last year. If the signal is not there, an amplifier will not help. Terribly buzzy audio on higher channels cleared up after about 2 weeks of use.

Cons: It needs the amplifier to compensate for the 5 meters of stupid skinny cable.

Other Thoughts: Try rabbit ears or a cheapo flat antenna first. Terribly buzzy audio on higher channels cleared up after about 2 weeks of use. Should have sent this antenna back but it is working at 95% now.and tired of screwing around with extensions. If a signal is weak, sometimes I can raise one arm and clear the screen! Weird.....

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  • Elvin C.
  • 4/5/2014 12:52:15 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsThe Best Indoor Antenna!!!

Pros: - Nice design
- Easy to install/set up
- Receives a lot of channels!!! (47 in my area)
- Crystal clear image no matter what (day, night, rain, thunderstorm etc...)
This is a must to have!!! =)

Cons: None

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  • susan s.
  • 3/17/2014 6:16:20 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsIt works!

Pros: quick, easy set-up. Long cable allows freedom of tv placement.
Lots of free tv stations (NYC).
Reasonable price.

Cons: none

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  • Anonymous
  • 3/12/2014 12:10:47 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorks great

Pros: Just hang upside down on the wall behind a calendar, no more adjusting the direction of the antenna for some channels. Can hang high up on the wall so there is no interference when walking by the TV.

Signal gain is powered by a USB port on TV or supplied USB power adapter which is rated 0.3A. In comparison, USB power adapter for charging BT, phone or tablets are rated 1.0A to 2.0A.

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: Doesn't look like a fractal antenna, wonder what type it is.

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  • Lee B.
  • 9/30/2013 7:44:17 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsNice

Pros: Found a ton of channels that others didn't. Very clear HD signal. Experiment a ton while finding the best position, these are touchy and a inch can make a difference of 30 channels :o

Cons: None

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