FlatWave® Mini Indoor HDTV Antenna
A small indoor antenna with outstanding reception! When big city life means a compact living space, the FlatWave Mini is the perfect solution! The razor thin design of this ultra sleek antenna makes the Mini the best super compact HDTV indoor antenna for smaller locations. The only thing that will stand out is the picture quality!
- Major metropolitan areas or within 25 miles of broadcast tower
- Optimized for UHF reception (may receive VHF signals in strong signal areas)
- Ideal for small living spaces and/or businesses
- No big monthly cable bills!
A Closer LookHigh quality 15' high flex mini coax cable makes it easy to position the antenna in the best location for optimal reception.US Patented optimized single-band UHF element is designed for maximum signal capture. The razor thin, light-weight antenna can lay flat or hang on wall for best reception. Flexible black and white antenna goes with any decor.
- 7.25″ x 9.25″ flat, compact size
- 25 mile range
- High definition UHF
- 15’ Coax Cable
- 3M adhesive command strips for easy installation
What’s in the Box?
- FlatWave antenna
- Attached 15’ coax cable
- Two 3M™ Command™ brand strips
How do I run a channel scan?
Using the television remote, select “Menu” and then “Settings.” Then, select “Channel Setup.” Select “Antenna” or “Air,” depending on your TV. Make sure you are not on “Cable.” Select “Channel Search” or “Channel Scan.” Keep in mind that steps to perform a channel scan may vary. If the wording in your TV differs from the options shown, refer to your TV user manual for help.
Tip: Running a channel scan is NOT the same as pressing Channel UP/DOWN on your remote.
When do I need to run a channel scan?
To receive maximum programming, you have to run a channel scan after setting up the antenna.
To keep your channel line-up up-to-date, it is a good idea to run a channel scan monthly and anytime a channel is lost.
How do I know where the signal is strongest?
After connecting the coax cable from the FlatWave mini antenna to the “Antenna In” port on the TV, run a channel scan. Try the antenna in different locations, making sure to run a channel scan every time you move the antenna.
Finding TV signal is similar to cell phone coverage. Sometimes walking a few feet can make a difference. The less obstructions and the higher the antenna is mounted, the better chance of receiving a strong signal.
Where can I use the FlatWave mini antenna?
The FlatWave mini antenna is designed for major metropolitan areas. The antenna is also ideal for smaller living spaces such as apartments, condos, dorms, or offices.
What is the difference between the FL-4000 and the FL4000S?
The FL-4000 and the FL4000S are the exact same antenna. The only difference is the packaging.
What channels can the FlatWave antenna receive?
The FlatWave mini antenna can receive programming from all of the major local broadcast networks (e.g. ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, PBS) plus additional networks (Qubo, ION, The CW, This TV, MyNetworkTV, Azteca, Telefutura, Univision, and Telemundo). The FlatWave mini antenna can also receive local news, weather and educational programs that satellite and cable don’t offer.
How can I find out what channels are broadcast in my area?
Check out dtv.gov/maps. On this site, you can enter your address and get a listing of likely channels available in your area.
How many channels will I receive with the FlatWave mini antenna?
The number of channels will vary from location to location. Generally speaking, if you live in or near a metropolitan area you will receive more channels than if you live outside a metropolitan area.
Each location is different. Keep in mind that antenna reception may vary based on terrain (including trees, buildings, hills and mountains). The fewer obstructions, the better your chance for receiving strong digital signal.
Do I need to pay for programming?
No—local programming received through an over-the-air antenna is free!
Does the FlatWave mini antenna work with any TV?
The FlatWave mini antenna works with any TV or device that has an ATSC tuner. Devices that have built-in ATSC tuners include TVs, laptops, PCs, some satellite receivers, and digital recording devices (DVRs).
Tip: Any television manufactured after March 1, 2007 is required by U.S. government to have an ATSC tuner. If your TV menu has an option for scanning for digital channels, then your television has an ATSC tuner.
Can I connect the FlatWave mini antenna to multiple televisions?
The signal should only be split between multiple TVs if using an amplified antenna or amplifier. The Boost amplifier by Winegard (sold separately) will enable you to connect a non-amplified antenna to multiple televisions.
How do I set up the FlatWave mini antenna?
- Place the antenna in the desired location.
- Connect the coax cable coming from the FlatWave mini antenna to the “Antenna In” coax port on your TV.
- Run a channel scan.
Where should I mount the antenna?
Hang the antenna on a window or a wall, or lay it flat on a table. For maximum reception, point the antenna at the broadcast tower of stations you want to receive. Keep in mind that digital signal may bounce off of objects. Run a channel scan each time you reposition the antenna, and mount the antenna wherever you receive the strongest signal.
Is there anywhere that the antenna shouldn’t be mounted?
The antenna is designed for indoor use only. The FlatWave mini antenna is not meant to be mounted permanently outdoors or in the attic.
What are the dimensions of the FlatWave mini antenna?
The element is 7.25″ (height) x 9.25″ (width) and is only ~.02″ thick. The housing is .6″ thick.
What color is the FlatWave mini antenna?
The antenna is black on one side and white on the other side.
You’re welcome to Contact our Support Team with your inquiries.
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