Short Tutorial on the COAX system.
The wall plate with the little button on it switches the coax source from the roof antenna to the cable. Light "ON" roof antenna; light "OFF" cable input on outside wall. When the light is "ON", not only does the wall plate switch the input from CABLE to ROOF, but it also sends 12 volt DC power up the roof COAX to power the amplifier built into the antenna "head" (white box at the top front of the antenna).
In use, the white box part of the antenna (and leading elements if you have a SENSAR IV or Wingman attachment) MUST point to the Television transmission towers for maximum digital signal. A tower finding web site like www.antennaweb.org
can tell you where to point it. An iPhone App like "TV TOWERS" is also useful.
The 12 volt "accessory socket" is an amperage limited socket to power a 12 volt DC television and not much else. (see photo)
The SAT connection outside is direct wired to a wall plate that says SAT on it and is only used when a COAX connection directly from the outside to THAT connection ONLY is needed.
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