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Converting Old Antenna Connections.

12-27-2007, 12:28 PM
Hey guys, first post here and it looks like a great forum.

My questions is, I just got a really nice ViewSonic LCD TV for xmas and I want to hook it up to Over-the-Air HD and I already have a huge antenna on the roof of my house. I just need to know how I can convert the cable in the pictures below to a normal DTV connection for my TV. I do have lots of experience in soldering and making cables because I worked in pro audio for a few years. Thanks everyone!

12-27-2007, 12:42 PM
The photo is the 5-wire for the rotor. You will, of course need a rotor control to hook it up to.

As for the antenna lead, it shoud either be 300 Ohm twin lead or 75 Ohm coax - when you find it, take a pic and we'll tell you what to do with it.

12-27-2007, 01:43 PM
Ahhh, thanks. I don't much about this subject so that helps me alot. BTW, my name is Scott too :)