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Old 12-03-2010, 00:38   #1
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Glomex TV Antenna Amplifier

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I recently bought a glomex omni-directional antenna off ebay, but its missing the 12v power connector.
The amplifier has 3 wires, red, black and white. I assume the red and black are the positive and negative, but have no idea what the white coloured wire is for.
If anyone has one of these amps, I would be grateful to know where this wire connects to.
Thanks in advance
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Old 12-03-2010, 00:45   #2
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Sorry to create thread drift right out of the box Nigel, but will that antenna work with digital tv? Don't you need a new type of amplifier now for the UK?
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Digital changeover won't affect it - I am still using the same amp post changeover. Digital works on the same bands as analogue
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According to Glomex, the antenna is suitable for digital signal.
And, I managed to find out about the connections, the white wire is used when connecting to a 24V power supply, instead of the red.
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