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Ampliﬁ ed Indoor Antenna ANT1251F User’s Guide
Thank you for choosing an RCA ampliﬁ ed antenna. RCA ampliﬁ ed antennas are
designed to give you the sharpest, clearest picture you can get. All RCA antennas
are easy to set up and use. Before you get started, remove all the parts from the
box and read this manual.
Finding the best location for the antenna
Before you connect the antenna, determine the best spot in your home for
optimum reception. Visit www.antennaweb.org to see where your local broadcasts
are coming from. Then, try as much as possible to avoid obstructions between
these transmitters and your antenna.
Note: Many times the best location for the antenna is close to a window.
Keep your sales receipt to obtain warranty parts and service and for proof of purchase. Attach it here and
record the model number in case you need it. These numbers are located on the product.
Model No.:____ANT1251F______________ Purchase Date:___________________________
Connecting the antenna to your TV
Once you’ve found the best place for your antenna, connect it to your TV.
Adjusting the antenna for best reception
Different channels may require different antenna adjustments. If you ﬁ nd that
you’re not receiving channels you normally receive, try the following adjustments
in the order listed here:
2. Insert the power adapter into the antenna’s
DC jack. Plug the other end into a wall
outlet or power strip.
Important: This power unit should be plugged in so
that it stays vertical or lies ﬂ at.
3. Set the ampliﬁ er on/off switch (on the
antenna’s back panel) to ON.
• Extend the antenna’s dipoles (rods) and
rotate them until you get the best picture.
(Depending on the channel’s frequency, this
may or may not have any effect.)
• Try the channel without the antenna’s
ampliﬁ er—set the ampliﬁ er on/off switch
on the antenna’s back panel to OFF. (Don’t
forget to turn the ampliﬁ er back on for
• Rotate the base of the antenna until you
get the best picture. (Don’t forget to move
it back to its original position for the other
Note about digital channels
All RCA antennas are designed to receive both analog and digital signals. To
display digital signals on your TV, you’ll need to have the right equipment: either a
TV that is capable of decoding digital signals or a digital converter box.
I have a cable ready TV. Why am I not getting any channels above 13?
The tuners inside of cable ready TVs have two modes. One mode is for cable and
the other mode is for antenna. When the TV is in cable mode, and you are using
an antenna, you will not be able to receive any channels above 13. To ﬁ x this,
simply access the menu of your TV and switch the TV from Cable/CATV mode
to ANT/AIR mode.
I have my TV in a metal cabinet. Will the antenna work for me?
Any large metal objects will prevent the antenna signal from reaching the antenna.
You must place the antenna outside of or above the metal cabinet.
My home has aluminum siding/insulation. Where should I place my antenna?
Place the antenna near a window to minimize interference and improve your
Can I use my antenna in a basement?
TV signals usually cannot penetrate into basement locations due to their lower
Please Note: Other variables, which are not related to antenna performance, can
effect your reception. These include distance from the source transmitting the
desired station, and man-made and natural conditions. Example: Obstacles such as
buildings between the transmitting source and your antenna.
12 Month Limited Warranty
VOXX Accessories Corporation (the “Company”) warrants to the original retail purchaser of
this product that should this product or any part thereof, under normal use and conditions,
be proven defective in material or workmanship within 12 months from the date of original
purchase, such defect(s) will be repaired or replaced (at the Company’s option) without charge
for parts and repair labor. To obtain repair or replacement within the terms of this Warranty,
the product along with any accessories included in the original packaging is to be delivered with
proof of warranty coverage (e.g. dated bill of sale), speciﬁ cation of defect(s), transportation
prepaid, to the Company at the address shown below. Do not return this product to the Retailer.
This Warranty is not transferable and does not cover product purchased, serviced or used
outside the United States or Canada. The Warranty does not extend to the elimination of
externally generated static or noise. This Warranty does not apply to costs incurred for
installation, removal or reinstallation of the product, or, if in the Company’s opinion, the
product has been damaged through acts of nature, alteration, improper installation, mishandling,
misuse, neglect, or accident. This Warranty does not cover damage caused by an AC adapter not
provided with the product. THE EXTENT OF THE COMPANY’S LIABILITY UNDER
THIS WARRANTY IS LIMITED TO THE REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT PROVIDED
ABOVE AND, IN NO EVENT, SHALL THE COMPANY’S LIABILITY EXCEED THE
PURCHASE PRICE PAID BY PURCHASER FOR THE PRODUCT.
This Warranty is in lieu of all other express warranties or liabilities. ANY IMPLIED
WARRANTIES, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY
OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, SHALL BE LIMITED TO DURATION
OF THIS WARRANTY. ANY ACTION FOR BREACH OF ANY WARRANTY
HEREUNDER, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY, MUST BE BROUGHT
WITHIN A PERIOD OF 24 MONTHS FROM THE DATE OF ORIGINAL PURCHASE.
IN NO CASE SHALL THE COMPANY BE LIABLE FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL OR
INCIDENTAL DAMAGES WHATSOEVER. No person or representative is authorized to
assume for the Company any liability other than expressed herein in connection with the sale of
Some states/provinces do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts or
the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damage so the above limitations or
exclusions may not apply to you. This Warranty gives you speciﬁ c legal rights and you may also
have other rights which vary from state/province to state/province.
U.S.A.: Au diovox Return Center, 1 50 Marcus Blvd ., Hauppauge, New York 11788
CANADA: Audiovox Return Center, c/o Genco, 6685 Kennedy Road, Unit 3, Door 16,
Mississauga, Ontario L5T 3A5
©2013 VOXX Accessories Corporation
3502 Woodview Trace, Suite 220,
Indianapolis, IN 46268
All other brands and product names are
trademarks or registered trademarks of their
Product speciﬁ cations are subject to change.
ANT1251F US Insert 02
1. Connect the antenna’s coaxial cable to your
TV’s antenna input.
Note: If your TV’s antenna input is already
connected to a satellite receiver, cable box, or digital
converter, connect the ANT1251F’s coaxial cable to
the antenna input jack on that device.
Out to TV
This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:
(1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received,
including interference that may cause undesired operation.
Note: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device,
pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against
harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio
frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful
interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a
particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception,
which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the
interference by one or more of the following measures:
• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
• Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
• Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is
• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
Caution: Any Changes or modiﬁ cations not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could
void the user’s authority to operate this equipment.
Industry Canada Regulatory Information
CAN ICES-3 (B)/NMB-3 (B)
Avis d’Industrie Canada
CAN ICES-3 (B)/NMB-3 (B)