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    Active Curved HD5 HDTV Antenna, 60 Mile Range
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    Active Curved HD5 HDTV Antenna, 60 Mile Range

    Break free from subscription TV with Monoprice's Active Curved HD5 HDTV Antenna with 60 mile range. This antenna gives you an easy to use option for getting free HDTV broadcasts, such as ABC, CBS, NBC, PBS, Fox, and more. It is the best option for viewing national networks and local channels without additional monthly fees.

    This amplified antenna is great for areas where the HD signals over the air are weak. It is easy to install and use, making it is a great option for anyone to get HD TV reception on a TV not connected to cable. Note that channel reception will be affected by what is broadcast in your area, your surroundings (mountains, etc), and how far away you are from the towers.

    Features:

    • Watch HDTV shows for free (no more cable bills!)
    • Receives Full HD digital UHF TV signals
    • Built-in wideband amplifier for best performance
    • Enjoy multidirectional reception up to 60 miles from a tower
    • Weather resistant


    Please Note: Channel reception will be affected by what is broadcast in your area, your surroundings (mountains, etc), and how far away you are from the towers.


     
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    What's the size of this antenna?
    Al G on Apr 9, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: approx. 11" wide by 9" tall by 1'' deep (curved design). White gloss finish.
    What is the gain of the amplifier in dB?
    Ryan H on Mar 22, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: The average gain is 19dB.
    Thanks for your question!
    What does the HD5, HD6, etc designations mean in HD antenna descriptions?
    Chris H on Feb 20, 2017
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    BEST ANSWER: Thank you for your question. HD5, HD6, etc would just be the model numbers of the antennas.
    How does power get injected? Description says "active" but the picture doesn't show any power connections. Also, is it designed for outdoor installation?
    Shaw S on Nov 28, 2016
    BEST ANSWER: Herman P is correct. The black box (which is small, only about 2" X 1" X 1") has three connections: power in from an included AC adapter, coaxial in from the antenna, and coaxial out to the TV.
    What size is this and how does it compare to the previous model HDA-5700 (no longer shown)?
    Al G on Apr 10, 2017
    What are the dimensions of the antenna?
    Daniel B on Apr 10, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: 11.5 x 9.25 x 0.33 inches
    What's the length of the coax cable that comes with this antenna? Thanks.
    martin k on Jan 15, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: Hello, this item should have about 4-5ft of coax cable that comes with the antenna. Thank you!
    What is the thickness?
    A shopper on Dec 20, 2016
    BEST ANSWER: It is about 1/4" thick, but because it's curved, the antenna overall has a thickness of around 1.25". And if you include the black plastic stand (shown in the picture), it's more like 3.5" thick.
    Do you have a recommended converter for use with an older, non-digital ready TV?
    A shopper on Apr 13, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: Thank you for your question. Unfortunately we would not have any digital converters available. However, any digital converter should work just fine.
    Does this work in a basement?
    Jonathan S on Dec 19, 2016
    BEST ANSWER: It depends on how deep the basement is, if it is entirely underground then no as radio waves don't travel through the earth. If you can place the antenna above ground then if it is in range of the transmitter it should work, but the higher the better.
    does it pick up VHF signals? and if so, what is the distance?
    A shopper on Apr 9, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: The specs specify UHF operation, but a few HDTV channels are in VHF band so it might still work for you. I can't possibly specify the VHF range since there are no antenna/pre-amp details provided nor did you specify transmitter ERP, but, I do receive one HDTV channel on VHF very well (digital ch 8), in fact better than my previous antenna.
    Can it be used outdoors?
    A shopper on Dec 11, 2016
    BEST ANSWER: I don't believe is made to handle the elements but you can put it in the attic if you have an outlet.
    Is this paintable?
    A shopper on Dec 9, 2016
    BEST ANSWER: Not advisable to paint, it will affect the receiving characteristics of the antenna especially if the paint has metal particulate in it. Also the solvents in the paint may not be friendly to the plastic compromising the integrity of the antenna.
    Can this antenna be mounted outside? The description says it is weather resistant, but did not see any other indication.
    A shopper on Aug 8, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: Im sure you could mount it outside.It seems to be well sealed.the only problems would be finding away to mount antenna and you might lose a little performance when you extend cable.Antenna only has 6 foot cable
    Can this antenna be used passively without the amplifier?
    New User U on Apr 10, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: Yes, though the range will drop dramatically. Even with the amplifier, I found this antenna to be less effective than the 30-mile Mohu I intended to replace with it. But the Mohu also costs noticeably more.
    Can this be powered via TV's powered USB port at 5v 0.5 amp?
    Philip O on Dec 7, 2016
    BEST ANSWER: No. The power supply provided with the antenna is 6.0 volts at 100 ma and is inline with the RF cable from the antenna to the monitor RF input.
    I'm wondering if this product contains all that is needed inc col-axial cable for set up?
    A shopper on Nov 18, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: If you look at the picture in the lower left corner, you will see the antenna connector with a ~1m lead
    On Antenna web it shows what color coded antenna will produce in signal. What is the color code for this one?
    ELIZABETH N on Oct 22, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: Indoor antennas are generally not included in the antenna "mapping" system you refer to. There are too many variables that can adversely affect your signal when using an indoor antenna. Having said that, I had very good success with this antenna. I do live on top of a hill in an urban area, so your results may vary, but it easily pulled in signal from towers 40-50 miles away.
    What is the effective range? I am located midway between two sources of TV signals, and they are both about 45 miles in both directions.
    Richard S on Sep 29, 2017
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    BEST ANSWER: Terrain seems to be more important than distance. I can receive some but not all local stations that are only 35-40 miles away.
    What is chemical referred to the warning label? Says may cause cancer
    A shopper on Jul 29, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: Don't worry about the label! Many things these days have it because something in it has been linked to cancer. Don't you think if it actually caused cancer, monoprice would never sell it!!
    I have 2 older TV's - not HD - that worked fine with cable. I get absolutely no channels at all on either TV with this antenna. While trying to program channels they indicate there is no signal. I am within 20 miles of the broadcast towers in the Philadelphia area. Do I need something else to make this antenna operate?
    Joe L on Apr 15, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: DEPENDING ON THE AGE OF YOUR OLDER TV, YOU MAY NEED A DIGITAL TUNER, AS ALL BROADCAST IN THE US SWITCHED FROM ANALOG TO DIGITAL MANY YEARS AGO
    how can i use in india pls suggest me ?
    A shopper on Aug 30, 2017
    Does the amplifier require power? If so and the coax is only 4 - 5 feet in length, doesn't this indicate a difficulty in mounting it on a pole?
    Lockett Y on Aug 8, 2017
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    Getting great reception and able to wall mount it...warning label a bit weird though
    This antenna is working great and I was able to wall mount it instead of using the stand like others said was only option. There are two small keyhole slots that you can use to mount to a wall. The slots are small but just need to get two small screws and maybe some small anchors to mount it to a wall.

    One things that worries me a bit though is the warning label on the box that reads "Warning: This product may contain a chemical known to the State of Californina to cause Cancer or Birth Defects or other Reproductive Harm."
    December 1, 2016
    Purchased
    11 months ago
    Better reception than an outdoor antenna
    This is the antenna you are looking for. I had a roof antenna for HDTV but suffered from pixelation and had to replace the cable several times. Have been using one of those flat antennas with an amplifier in my attic. Again problems with pixelation. Because there is no way to hang this on the wall, I had to rest this antenna on the floor of the attic so it is 6 feet lower than the last antenna. But, the reception is so much better and so stable. everything comes in and no pixelation.
    November 28, 2016
    Great reception, but needs mounting options.
    This antenna performs like a champ, in keeping with its 60-mile range claim. Even indoors, it pulls in stations that its predecessor, a smaller 35-mile Monoprice, couldn't get or got only with pixelation.
    BUT - this one lacks the smaller antenna's ability to mount to walls. Its leg stand lets it rest on a level surface only. So if there's no suitably located shelf, you have to build one.
    Highly recommended if you have, or will build, a shelf to rest the antenna on.

    PROS: Excellent performance.

    CONS: Can't mount it to a wall.
    Easy Wall Mounting Method is available with a little engineering
    For the users lamenting the lack of a wall mounting method, here's my suggestion...

    Purchase the Monoprice Speaker Wall Mounting Bracket - White Product # 3013 and go buy a pack of 3M Command™ Refill Strips. The Command strip is more than sufficient to hold the weight of the antenna, especially if you loop the antenna wire over the bracket so it isn't pulling down on the adhesive.
    December 9, 2016
    ABC AT LAST!!!
    After moving to my own apt. I quickly discovered I couldn't afford cable and decided to do the OTA and Tivo. The antenna that I purchased from Walmart had excellent reviews, yet no matter where I put the antenna I could NOT pick up ABC. I saw this antenna and decided to give it a shot. I NOW GET ABC!!! Along with the other channels coming in perfectly. Before about every 2 weeks I had to move the antenna, this one has been in the same spot and STILL WORKS!! I would recommend this antenna without hesitation.
    November 1, 2016
    disappointed.
    I am getting less channel with the power on. I just use it without using the power.
    December 12, 2016
    Purchased
    11 months ago
    Not good
    I love monoprice and have always received quality products from them, but this is not one of them. Reception was worse than old rabbit ears and much worse than the newer style flat antennas of a different brand. Do not expect anywhere near a 60 mile range.
    December 4, 2016
    Looks good, results are nothing special
    Everything looks like it should pull in a lot of stations but performance was not that special. I got the same results from a set of rabbit ears, meant for VHF reception.
    January 9, 2017
    Purchased
    1 year ago
    Indoor antenna
    Marginal performance where I can only pick up 6 stations. I made a home made antenna out of wire coat hangers, non powered and I pick up 35+stations.
    I would recommend it only if you are in an urban area with local stations nearby.
    Physically, it needs some sort of wall hanging bracket. I tried a small wooden shelf.
    January 4, 2017
    Purchased
    1 year ago
    Did not work very well for me
    I thought this might be an improvement for me since it is supposed to have a considerably longer range than the Monoprice # 4730 which is what I have been using for a while now. However I was not happy with this antenna, it hardly worked at all for me. I am still using the # 4730 and will probably just throw this one in the trash as it was very disappointing.
    December 23, 2016
    Purchased
    11 months ago
    Response from Monoprice
    I'm sorry to hear that, please feel free to contact us at reviews@monoprice.com with a detailed summary of the issue you are experiencing and our knowledgeable Technical Support staff would be more than happy to assist. Thank you
    January 26, 2017
    New User UStaff

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