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Item#: 9SIA0ZX0TG3067

TERK FDTV1A Omni-Directional Amplified Flat Digital HDTV Antenna

  • FDTV1A
  • Dimensions: 11.25" x 11.73" x 1.18"
  • Operating Bandwidth
  • VHF: 174-216MHz, UHF: 470-698MHz
  • Output Impedance: 75ohms
  • Amplifier Gain: lOdB typical
  • Power Supply: 12V DC 100mA, UL Listed
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Brand
TERK
Model
FDTV1A

Spec

Specifications
Dimensions: 11.25" x 11.73" x 1.18"

Operating Bandwidth
VHF: 174-216MHz, UHF: 470-698MHz

Output Impedance: 75ohms

Amplifier Gain: lOdB typical

Power Supply: 12V DC 100mA, UL Listed

Features

Features
Removable amplifier for maximum flexibility and performance

Extremely Low Noise (ELN) amplifier provides outstanding digital TV reception without saturating the signal

High gain picks up further stations

Optimized for HDTV reception

360 Degree reception technology eliminates need for constant adjustments

Unique reception technology outperforms traditional antennas

Includes 3-way mounting bracket for flexibility in placement (hanging, standing or lying flat)

Designed to blend in with today's high-end HDTV systems

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  • Christopher A.
  • 10/15/2013 11:06:08 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGood , but not Great

Pros: Works as advertised . I was able to receive channels with little to no interference. It doesn't have an annoying light to show that it is on.

Cons: My gripe is that it does take some fine tuning to get some stations. I do not like the fact that i have rotate the antenna 90 degrees to receive certain channels. The screws for the stand were a pain to screw in. It is on the pricey side.

Other Thoughts: Overall I'm satisfied with my purchase.

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  • James H.
  • 7/21/2012 10:31:38 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGood result

Pros: Did something unusual - I read the directions because I've had limited success with antennas. Tried several modes & all worked as one would hope:
(1) straight into the atsc tuner (w/o Amplifier) & picked up 32 digital stations. Expected this because we're within 15 miles of towers.
(2) Moved to second floor on top of a wood bookcase (to get away from the aluminum siding). TV in basement picked up 4 channels (a very long run). No shock there.
(3) Kept it on the second floor & connected up the amp (didn't plug it in) No Channels. again, expected.
(4) Plugged in the amp. & received 32 channels.
(5) Plugged the amplified antenna signal into my video distribution setup. 34 channels on each HDTV. Great pic & sound.

Cons: I would have liked to see each of the coax cables about 2 ft. longer. I had to add another 3 ft. coax.

Other Thoughts: I'm putting in one for my mom's apartment - turns out she has cable only so she can watch the local channels. I don;t know if the amplifier will be needed, but it is nice to have it if she does.

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  • Philippe G.
  • 5/10/2012 12:15:09 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGood Stuff

Pros: WOW this antenna works great. Picked up 30+ local channels in West Valley of Phoenix. Channel CBS-FOX-ABC-ION-weather and local news. I watched Survivor, American Idols, Revenge, Modern Family, Burned Notice, Ghost Whisper and many more good shows. All that for free with no monthly payments to the Cable company. The Picture is crystal clear.

Cons: none

Other Thoughts: I’m very impressed. I just left the Antena standing behind the TV on the furniture top.

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  • Lewis D.
  • 3/21/2011 3:00:43 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week

5 out of 5 eggsTERK Antennae

Pros: Installed the antenna over the weekend and have excellent reception. NBC, ABC & CBS affiliates 35 miles away-perfect reception. Received other channels as far as 50 miles away, that I was unable to pickup with a Tenna rotor and an outdoor antenna. Easy installation. Installed it on 2 x 8 installed between trusses in attic.

Cons: Spent at least 8 hours drilling holes and fishing coax cable through the wall cavity from the attic to the basement. Where is wireless when you need it?

Other Thoughts: I hope this product is better than Sprint Override that only worked they way it is promoted for two months.

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  • Nigel Y.
  • 12/30/2010 6:37:32 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsConvenient Antenna

Pros: Very Convenient Antenna, can detect signals from all around without me standing up and rotating the rings as in the traditional Rabbit/Loop or directional Antennas. Walking around will not destroy the signal. Where as in traditional antennas, walking around can reflect/defect the directional signal causing TV blackouts (digital cliff).

Cons: Amplifier Gain is not as strong as traditional Rabbit/Loop (15-30 dB typical). So don't expect great results if you live far away (20+ Miles) from broadcast towers. Although the trade-off with this one is that it can pick up a wider range of channels under one tune (scan). With the rabbit ears, you needed to focus the direction for maximum signal per channel (IE, stronger signal for ABC but lose NBC channel) so multiple tunes are required.

Needs better Price Justification, hehehe...

Other Thoughts: From apartment in NYC (~8 miles from broadcast), 3rd Floor of a 10-Floor Building.

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