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Topic # 59845 13-Apr-2010 14:52
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Ive recently moved house and have managed to do away with most of the indoor Aerials I was using for my HTPC.  Unfortunately its just not quite cutting it signal wise when Im recording more than one MUX at once (I have a HVR-2200 & another single DVB-T Card).  Im thinking a bigger aerial might help the problem?  I basically want to run no more than 4 devices off it at any one time (really only need 3).  Im not sure how old the aerial on the roof is but Im guessing approx 10-15 years so Im quite happy to replace it. 

Now as for replacements Im not sure what to get - Im thinking of one of these:

http://www.freeviewshop.co.nz/element-aerial-freeview-p-76.html
or
http://www.freeviewshop.co.nz/element-aerial-freeview-p-456.html
or
http://www.freeviewshop.co.nz/triple-folding-structure-aerial-freeview-p-594.html

I live at the Oratia end of Glen Eden (in Auckland) and have a pretty good line of sight of everything from the roof (well Im taking it for granted I do as I dont particularly like roof crawling!).  If I go for the bigger one will I hit possible problems with having too much signal or something?

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  Reply # 317881 13-Apr-2010 15:43
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this one should do it. Smile



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  Reply # 317885 13-Apr-2010 15:51
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Funny you should show me that, my Uncle living outside Sydney somewhere (cant remember where!) had two that size pointing in different directions and just managed to get a signal :D..

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  Reply # 318202 14-Apr-2010 09:20
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may I suggest the following, the actual length of the Antenna is under 1 metre so it is not huge like the 91 element.

http://www.dtvs.co.nz/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=3&products_id=84

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