Are you frustrated with poor picture quality, find that reception ‘drops out’ or your reception is not as good as your neighbours? Digital TV reception problems can be a little bit more ‘touchy’ than the old analogue. With the phasing out of analogue, digital is received on different frequencies. Therefore, where your current antenna was doing a good job to pick up analogue, it may not be so good at picking up digital frequencies. If you’ve upgraded to a new digital TV or set top box, your old TV antenna may also need upgrading.
Do You Have The Right Digital TV Antenna
Digital is the future of television. All TV transmissions have already gone digital. A digital TV antenna is the first thing that you need to start receiving digital or HD TV signals. Unless you have the right digital antenna for your location installed perfectly, you may not be able to get the most out of your expensive digital equipment.
Damaged Antenna Replacement
An antenna may give poor results or cease working for a number of reasons. Plastics become brittle over time and may break in high winds or storms. Large birds can take their toll as well as nearby tree branches whipping about in the wind. Ingress of water and corrosion in the balun can be a problem, and the cable should be in good condition. Older homes may have flat ribbon cable which is prone to breakage and this should be replaced with good quality coaxial cable. Where flat ribbon has been used in unit buildings it is generally not able to be replaced except by running new cable.
Depending on the building, cables can be sometimes replaced internally, but where this is impossible they must be run externally on the building surfaces. The appearance of the building needs to be taken into account if this option is being considered. Digital only signal and changes in TV antenna design has resulted in antennas which are more efficient, lighter and smaller than most older TV antennas. This should mean not only better results in picture quality, but also a less noticeable addition to the building.
TV Antenna Installation Service
We are able to install new television antennas, as well as relocate existing antennas for solar installations. Some builders have a television antenna installed on their new homes while others leave this up to the new home owner. Either way, these installations are typically fairly straight forward, requiring a roof mount, antenna, cable, splitter and access into the ceiling space to complete the hook up to the internal cables run by the electrician.
In instances where a home hub is installed the antenna cable will be connected directly to the distribution hub. A digital meter is used to site the antenna for best signal reception and to test the outlet points in the home. If the signal strength is poor an amplifier may be used to boost the incoming signal to provide good pictures. Our antenna installers will, wherever possible, locate an antenna on a roof mount and to the rear of the home where it is less likely to be featured in the view from the street.
Let Us Assist With Your Digital Antenna Reception
All of our technicians are Australian Government Endorsed Installers who will come to your home, office or building to check your digital antenna reception. They will follow this procedure:
- Test your digital signal strength.
- Ensure your TV Antenna is suitable for digital antenna reception.
- Check your cable are digital friendly and replace if required.
- Tune your digital TV or Set Top Box to make sure all free digital TV channels are available.
- If you need a new digital TV antenna, our technician will supply and install a new one.
You may need a new digital TV antenna if you are relocating or moving into a new home, or if your old antenna is too old to receive digital channels.
We have antennas and equipment catering to every frequency band and all locations, both in residential and commercial sectors. With the ease of a click or a phone call, you can have our experts survey your property absolutely FREE and give you a quote that makes perfect sense.
Why Choose Us?
We operate throughout city. Where ever you’re located we provide service with a smile. Our technicians are Government accredited and insured, which means a professional service and peace of mind that your in expert hands. We offer FREE QUOTES, on-sight and obligation free. Our prices are competitive and our technicians experienced enough to handle the most complex aerial problems.