Question: Do You Need Aerial Cable For Smart TV?

No, you will not pick up any stations without an aerial.

Since it is a smart TV it should have internet TV services built in.

So, you will not need an aerial, unless you want to watch live TV in your area.

Do you need an aerial for a TV with built in Freeview?

Yes. You need an aerial to receive Freeview. If your TV has been made after 2010, then there’s a good chance your TV already has Freeview built-in. If your TV has Freeview built-in, you need an aerial in good condition to pick up the Freeview signal.

What aerial cable do I need for my TV?

RF Leads – TV/ Sat Cable

If you wish to watch a live TV service through your TV like Freeview or Freesat you will need a coaxial cable connecting into your TV. If you have a TV aerial socket plate or satellite socket a coaxial flylead will be required to connect between this and your TV.

How do I connect my TV to the aerial?

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Do TVs come with aerial cable?

All modern TVs come with Freeview built in, which replaced the old analogue TV broadcasts in 2012 but you’ll still need to connect your TV to an aerial to watch Freeview. If you use a service like Sky, Virgin Media, or Freesat, you don’t need to use an aerial at all.

Does a smart TV need an antenna?

No, you will not pick up any stations without an aerial. Since it is a smart TV it should have internet TV services built in. Such as Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, just to name some. So, you will not need an aerial, unless you want to watch live TV in your area.

How do I connect my TV without aerial?

Satellite TV

The obvious alternative to watching not trough a aerial is to watch it through a satellite dish instead. To watch satellite TV you will need a satellite dish and a satellite receiver, this is usually a satellite set top box but many TV’s have in built satellite tuners.

What is the best TV aerial cable to buy?

Coaxial cable designed for domestic television should be 75 Ohm, with RG-6 coaxial being ideal for TV. The best coaxial cable for HDTV is RG-11. This type of cable offers a higher gauge than others, which provides more space for signals to transfer.

How do I connect TV aerial cable to wall socket?

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