Using the television remote, select “Menu.” Then, select “Channel
Setup.” Select “Antenna” or “Off-Air Mode” or “Auto-scan,”
depending on your TV. 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.
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
How do I know where the signal is strongest?
After connecting the coax cable to the “Antenna In” port on the TV, run a channel scan. Try moving the antenna to different locations, making sure to run a channel scan every time you move the antenna. Finding a TV signal is similar to finding 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 stronger signal.
Does the Rayzar antenna work with any TV?
The Rayzar 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.
What channels can the Rayzar antenna receive?
The antenna may receive all available local programming. The 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 Rayzar antenna can also receive local news, weather, and educational programs that satellite and cable don’t offer.
How many channels will I receive with the Rayzar antenna?
The number of channels will vary from location to location. Generally, if you are in or near a metropolitan area, you will receive more channels than if outside a metropolitan area. 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 signals.
Do I need to pay for programming?
No - local programming received through an over-the-air antenna is free!
Can I connect the Rayzar antenna to multiple televisions?
No - the Rayzar antenna is designed to connect to a single television. Splitting the signal between multiple TVs will degrade the signal.