USB TV Stick connection

  geedad 12:32 05 Dec 09
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I have just aquired a Digital Freeview USB Stick. It came with a miniature aerial socket and plug. After scanning, I am unable to receive any channels, and I want to know if there is a connection cable from the USB Stick to a NORMAL CO-AX Cable to enable me to plug it into my home outside aerial?
I need the same size to connect to the USB Stick, and at the other end, a CO-AX - plug.
Is there such a cable?
Thanks in advance.
geedad

  woodchip 12:38 05 Dec 09

you should be able to get a converter though I would have thought that one should have been supplied as they know that the small Ariel only works when close to Transmitter

  Technotiger 15:46 05 Dec 09

You should be able to connect your normal outdoor TV aerial to the USB TV Stick. You also need to be in a good Digital TV Reception area.

Or you could try a normal indoor aerial - however,the positioning of the small or indoor aerial is critical - a few inches movement in any direction can make all the difference.

  Woolwell 15:50 05 Dec 09

What is the make and model of your stick.

I have one and found it useless unless connected to my main TV aerial in the loft.

  geedad 20:11 05 Dec 09

woodchip
Technotiger
Thanks, both!
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Woolwell - It is a Blaze USB TV Stick V 3.5, capable of recording Freeview channels.
Thank you also,
geedad

  geedad 20:39 05 Dec 09

woodchip,
Technotiger,
Woolwell.

I've been searching and found what seems to be the answer.It is an RF Coaxial to MCX Antenna Rooftop Adaptor DVB- T.

Thanks to all again!

geedad

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