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Old 08-25-2014, 06:08 AM   #1
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"digital antenna"

We have a cruize lite 261 and our tv antenna seems to be stationary with no crank. So research has told me it is a digital antenna with a booster. However, I can't get one channel. I have hooked up the tv with coax to cable and pressed the button turning on a small red light, (I take it that's the 12v booster signal). But still, barely a 20% signal. Has anyone gone through this? Any help would be appreciated. There is nothing in the manuals about this antenna.

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Old 08-25-2014, 06:21 AM   #2
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Is your antenna a smaller "batwing" ( Jack Brand)? If so, the one on our motorhome does not have as good as reception as the crankup type we have had on other RV's. With that being said, have you set your TV up ( in the menu) to receive from an antenna, not cable? Also, did you do an "automatic channel search" to find and lock in those channels available?
If either of those actions were not done, that could be your issue.

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Old 08-26-2014, 04:53 AM   #3
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I have set up the tv to accept input from the antenna and have run multiple channel searches. The antenna has metal "wings" I guess well call them, in a linear shape about 24" long. It's positioned parallel with the camper longways. There are 2 bolts running through the base perpendicular to each other. I don't see any way it could crank, though the dealer says it should. I dunno...

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Old 08-26-2014, 05:18 AM   #4
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I am looking at photos of your floorplan online. I saw one where the antenna looks to be in the bedroom, near the bed. But, I can't find it on other units of that floorplan.

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Old 08-26-2014, 05:37 AM   #5
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Digital Antenna

If you are using the "JACK" digital antenna, it is very directional. When trying to get a distance TV station you should us the "MENU" selection on your TV
and select the signal strength selection for pointing the "JACK" antenna.
A lot of users of the "JACK" antenna complain that the "JACK" antenna does not work as good as the "BAT WING" analog antenna. For me the "JACK" antenna will pull in distance signal a lot better if you use the TV signal Meter
located in the "MENU" selection and using the "SIGNAL STRENGTH" selection
of the TV to fine tune the channels.
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