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My analog color TV,Sony 20S10, 14 years old, has built-in rabbit-ear antenna. The antenna lead hangs loose in the back. Picture is very good. How to connect this antenna/TV to the digital converter box (DTV Tuner Box DTX9900)?

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  • reinfall66 Mar 16, 2009

    Dear ansilgregory,



    I spliced the screw terminals of the short wire onto another wire, onto an RF plug, connected it to converter box, then RF cable to TV.

    It works. Thanks-a-million!



    Edith

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    Will a digital antenna hook directly or is this an analog tv?

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    loose connection results in diagonal lines instead of a picture

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Are there screw terminals that it connects too? if not but the wire is exposed like you said splice into it add in one of the transformers that has the rf end on the end of it. i would recomend some strain relief

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