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Question:
if I buy this antenna will I still need the converter box I have an older tv and a newer tv
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I live in the country in a valley. Outside antenna's havent worked well. would this work?
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will this still work if i don,t plug in the amplifier
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does this product have a HDMI connection?

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RCA RCA Basic Indoor Antenna

Get great reception of your local digital channels on your HDTV with the RCA Basic Indoor Antenna. It features adjustable and retractable VHF dipoles that extend up to a maximum of 36 inches for improving the signal strength of channels two to thirteen. The integrated UHF loop of this VHF dipole antenna enhances the reception of channels 14 to 69. The RCA indoor HDTV antenna also receives FM station signals as an added bonus. It features an F-connector which makes it easy and simple to hang it on walls. The weighted base offers superior stability. This UHF loop antenna features a no-scuff pad which prevents scratch marks on your TV top or cabinet.
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Questions & Answers for RCA RCA Basic Indoor Antenna

Question

how does this antenna attach to tv is there just onew small pin or several pins which plug in to tv i need an antenna with just one small pin

this is the rca basic antenna for about $9.00
asked 2 years, 5 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on RCA Basic Indoor Antenna
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
One small pin
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
Igiveup12
answer 2
One pin, it takes a minute to set up.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
ElvisFan2
answer 3
This antenna attaches by a coaxial cable cord. If you have a cable ready TV or a converter box with the coaxial antenna in / antenna out then this will work, if not you may need some type of adapter.
answered 2 years ago
By
Vast4309
 - Atlanta Ga.
answer 4
It has a coax connector to hook up to tv
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
Bissi
answer 5
one pin, male coaxial cable
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
hellobigbang
 - Atlanta, GA
answer 6
For the money it is great. It has only 1 pin on the conector to the tv. Works great.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
palex1107
 - Charlotte, NC
Question

DOES THIS ANTENNA FIT THE RCA CONVERTOR BOX?

asked 4 years, 9 months ago
By
JValdez
on RCA Basic Indoor Antenna
5 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes it fits the RCA converter box, but the reception in my area with this antenna was very poor. I live fairly close to several TV stations in downtown Atlanta.
answered 2 years ago
By
Vast4309
 - Atlanta Ga.
answer 2
Yes it does, but the antenna isnt good at picking up a signal.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
allsun
 - Bakersfield, CA
answer 3
it should fit
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
Bissi
answer 4
Yes it does.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
palex1107
 - Charlotte, NC
answer 5
Yes
answered 4 years, 9 months ago
By
MarySanAntonio
 - San Antonio, TX
Question

Does this antenna pick up both UHF and VHF signals

I bought this product several months ago to use with my HD tv and I want to know if it pick up both UHF and VHF signals. I turned on my TV this morning for the new HD transition and the TV doesnot pick up any signals today. It worked yesterday with my HD tv before the transition took affect. What's wrong with it today, no signal is coming in on my TV now.
asked 4 years, 10 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
 - Houston
on RCA Basic Indoor Antenna
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
You may need to reset your channels on your tv. Check to see if you have it set right on the menu.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
palex1107
 - Charlotte, NC
answer 2
Using the remote, select the TV menu, select ANTENNA (not cable). Go to Settings...Channels...Program the Tuner. The TV may take several minutes to locate all the available signals.
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
By
BobEval
 - East Peoria, IL
answer 3
It says in the description that it does pick up both types of signals.
I think you may need to rescan, you may also want to check out some websites that tell you the best way to position your antenna to get the channels available in your area.
answered 4 years, 10 months ago
By
ddiaz
 - Louisville, KY
Question

Is this antenna capable of receiving digital tv signals? Also, does one connect it to a tv via an attached cord?

asked 4 years, 11 months ago
By
shoppervron
 - Baton Rouge, LA
on RCA Basic Indoor Antenna
3 answers
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answer 1
It will receive digital tv signals if you have a convertor box on an old tv or you do not need a box if you have a newer HDTV and yes it has an attached cord.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
palex1107
 - Charlotte, NC
answer 2
Yes to both questions.
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
By
BobEval
 - East Peoria, IL
answer 3
I use it with a TV that has a built in digital tuner and I needed the antenna to pick up stations. I was shocked that it picked them up crystal clear. Except when a large truck drives by. But it does get them. And yes, there is a cord attached that you plug into the "antenna in" plug on your tv.
answered 4 years, 10 months ago
By
narlycharlie
 - Lincoln, NE
Question

how well does this work in mountainous areas

asked 4 years, 5 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on RCA Basic Indoor Antenna
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
Not well.
answered 2 years ago
By
SMarie22
answer 2
Signals must be visible to the antenna. They are also unpredictable. You will have to try it. If it does not work, return the undamaged merchandise to Walmart. Walmart has excellent customer relations.
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
By
BobEval
 - East Peoria, IL
Question

DOES THIS ANTENNA FIT THE ZENITH CONVERTOR BOX?

asked 4 years, 10 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on RCA Basic Indoor Antenna
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
This antenna fits any convertor box.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
palex1107
 - Charlotte, NC
answer 2
Yes and it works good in my location. I did find the higher the antenna the better the picture. Some stations I cannot get in, but for the price it serves its purpose.
answered 4 years, 8 months ago
By
shoppingmymentalexercise
 - Bloomington,MN
Question

no signal

I am using dish tv but need to change to antenna until I can pay my satellite bill. If I reset my tv will it undo the programing on dish tv?

Thanks,
Tawn
asked 9 months ago
By
Tawn
on RCA Basic Indoor Antenna
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
Checking the TV channel scan with a antenna will delete the previous scan built into your TV. But you can rescan when you get a different antenna source or move to a different city. This TV antenna is best used in a urban area.
answered 2 months, 4 weeks ago
By
Leit
answer 2
you're going to need the digtal box as well
answered 9 months ago
By
FAVOROFGOD55
Question

TO PICK UP LOCAL CHANNELS IS ALL I NEED IS A ANTENNA

asked 1 year, 6 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on RCA Basic Indoor Antenna
1 answer
Answers
answer 1
you will pick up only those stations that are digital, analog stations will not be many and will be very poor quality
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
By
Bargainshoppeer
 - East Hartford,CT
Question

what if the coax cable endy thingy won't screw on the thingy in the back of the tv. It worked just fine on one tv (new) but not on another which is o

asked 1 year, 5 months ago
By
Rose
on RCA Basic Indoor Antenna
1 answer
Answers
answer 1
Some coax connectors are just push on and don't need to screw on to the back of the TV.
answered 2 months, 4 weeks ago
By
Leit
Question

this is my first time useing an antennea AND I DONT KNOW WERE TO PUT IT TO GET A GOOD CONNECTION OR HOW TO WORK WITH IT I NEED HELP

asked 1 year, 2 months ago
By
TAZYLOVE
on RCA Basic Indoor Antenna
1 answer
Answers
answer 1
Start near an outside wall or window. Then move it to find the best location.
answered 8 months ago
By
tnriverside
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