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RocketFish RF-ANT316 Ultra Thin HDTV Antenna Quick setup guide
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Flat size (W×H): 285 × 130 mm.
Final folded size: 95 × 130 mm.
QUICK SETUP GUIDE
RF‐ANT316 Ultra Thin Antenna
This antenna is designed for both analog and digital over-the-air
TV broadcast reception. It can receive all the TV signals available
in your area in the VHF and UHF bands.
OR
Digital converter box
POSITIONING YOUR ANTENNA
1 Choose a mounting method:
Attach the included stand
OR
Hang on a wall using
two pieces of foam tape
PACKAGE CONTENTS
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Ultra thin antenna
Antenna stand
2‐sided foam tape (2 needed, 4 provided)
Quick Setup Guide
Foam tape
1 Connect the antenna's cable to the coaxial jack on your digital
converter box (not included).
2 Connect a video/audio cable (such as a coaxial or composite
cable) from your converter box to your TV.
Digital converter box
ANTENNA
IN
Antenna
FEATURES
• Reversible black/white-sided, ultra-thin structure
• Receives 1080i and 720p HDTV signals through built-in UHF
and VHF antennas
• Multiple placement options: stand mount or hang on wall
• 5.5 ft (1.7 m) attached
coaxial cable
Before using your new product, please read these instructions to prevent any damage.
OR
TV
2 If possible, place your antenna near a window and away from
sources of interference. See page 2 for more placement tips.
Coaxial cable
CONNECTING YOUR ANTENNA
This antenna can be connected directly to an HDTV or digital
converter box.
HDTV
Connect the antenna's cable to the coaxial jack on the back of your
TV.
Stand
OUT
Antenna
HDTV
Coaxial cable
Video/audio cable
(such as a coaxial or composite cable)
SCANNING FOR CHANNELS
1 Turn on your TV, then press input or source to select the input
your antenna is connected to (usually labeled TV).
2 Open your TV's setup menu, then select the "scan" or "channel
scan" option. Your TV automatically searches for available
channels in your area.
Note: See your TV's user manual for detailed instructions.
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TIPS FOR BETTER RECEPTION
TROUBLESHOOTING
• Place the antenna near a window if possible.
• Install the antenna as high as possible to avoid possible
obstacles between the antenna and transmission tower.
Obstacles may cause temporary signal loss.
• Keep the antenna away from sources of interference, such as
air conditioners, hair dryers, or microwave ovens.
• Run a channel scan every time you move your antenna.
• If possible, position your antenna toward the transmission
tower. To determine which channels are available in your area,
visit www.antennaweb.org. Type in your zip code to get help
with antenna placement.
• Test the antenna in multiple locations to find the strongest
signal.
• This antenna is an indoor antenna. Do not place it outside.
• Run a channel scan monthly to make sure you are receiving all
possible channels.
• Some TVs have a signal strength indicator that can help with
antenna placement. See your TV manual to see if your TV has
this feature.
• This antenna works with any TV or device with an ATSC tuner.
Refer to the device manual to check compatibility.
PROBLEM
SOLUTION
Cannot find any
channels
• Make sure that you have selected the correct input on your TV.
• Go to the menu on your TV or set top box, such as a cable/satellite box or
streaming media device, and rescan the channels.
• Make sure that all your connections are correct and secure.
• Adjust your antenna, then rescan for available channels on your TV or set top
box.
• Make sure that you are connected to a TV or set top box with an ATSC tuner.
Picture quality is
good on some
channels and poor
or no reception on
others
• Adjust your antenna, then scan for available channels on your TV or set top
box.
• Keep the antenna away from sources of interference such as air conditioners,
hair dryers, and microwave ovens.
• Your antenna may be too far from the broadcast antenna to receive an
adequate signal. The signal may also be affected by obstructions between the
broadcast antenna and your antenna.
• Make sure that the signal strength from the antenna is adequate. Some TVs
have a signal strength indicator. See your TV manual to see if your TV has this
feature.
• If you use a UHF/VHF amplifier to boost the signal level, make sure that it is
operating correctly.
SPECIFICATIONS
• Frequency range: VHF 174-220 MHz, UHF 470-860 MHz
• Receiving range: UHF/VHF
LIFETIME PARTS & LABOR WARRANTY
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CONTACT ROCKETFISH:
For customer service, call
1-800-620-2790 (U.S. and Canada) or 01-800-926-3010 (Mexico)
www.rocketfishproducts.com
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I don’t know what • To determine which channels are available in your area, visit
www.antennaweb.org. Type in your zip code to get help with antenna
digital TV
placement.
reception I get in
my area
Not all channels
are available after
performing a
channel scan
• Adjust your antenna, then scan for available channels on your TV or set top
box.
• Make sure that the signal strength from the antenna is adequate. Some TVs
have a signal strength indicator. See your TV manual to see if your TV has this
feature.
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