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Old 02-21-2019, 04:51 PM
 
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looks almost too good to be true, any one have any experience with this device?https://skylinktvantenna.com/orderin...245666&s4=&s5=
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Old 02-21-2019, 05:28 PM
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The Skylink branding makes it sound like a magical device, but it's just a flat, amplified indoor TV antenna that picks up over the air HDTV signals. You could probably find a similar one on Amazon for $30. The very best antennas of this type are the Mohu Leaf antennas. They cost about twice as much. There are a lot of variables that affect whether this is a good purchase for you.

Will an indoor antenna work in your area?

These work best next to a window. Is your TV within a few feet of a window?

I have an antenna similar to this that picks up more channels with one of my TVs than the other, because of the sensitivity of the tuner. My similar antenna picks up signals on the first floor of my house that it doesn't pick up in the basement.

Personally, I'd recommend starting with a $10 unamplified antenna from WalMart or BestBuy, just to see if you pick up any weak signals that an amplified antenna would improve. I have some signals that the amplified antenna will pick up solidly that are not watchable with the unamplified antenna.
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Old 02-21-2019, 06:45 PM
 
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can you record shows on pvr/tivo
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Old 02-21-2019, 08:58 PM
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can you record shows on pvr/tivo
Yes, if it has an OTA tuner.
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Old 02-22-2019, 01:37 AM
 
Location: Baker City, Oregon
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can you record shows on pvr/tivo
TIVO makes a unit for recording from an antenna: https://www.tivo.com/shop/buy-bolt-o...SAAEgLRS_D_BwE
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Old 02-22-2019, 08:21 AM
 
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
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Please don't buy from that awful website. OMG.
"Checking to see if you qualify for special offers..... YOU DO! 50% off!"
What a bunch of horse....


Just get an antenna on Amazon.
You can even check right here TV Fool to see what channels you can get Over The Air. OTA
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