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Variable Attenuator

Variable Attenuator

For those living very close to broadcast towers, problems with multipath interference can occur because the signals are so strong they bounce off nearby buildings and other objects, causing a complete loss of signal reception. With our Attenuator, you can adjust the signal power to minimize multipath interference.

 

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For those living very close to broadcast towers, problems with multipath interference can occur because the signals are so strong they bounce off nearby buildings and other objects, causing a complete loss of signal reception. With our Attenuator, you can adjust the signal power to minimize multipath interference.

Variable Attenuator Instructions

SKU #: ATT-1
DIMENSIONS: N/A
INCLUDED: N/A
COMPATIBILITY: All antennas; best for indoor
FEATURES: 75 ohm F-connectors
0 to 20 dB
COLOR: Silver
WARRANTY: 90-day warranty on parts
Variable Attenuator is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 8.
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Works as it is supposed to, but didn't work for me This product does attenuate (reduce) the signal strength, as it is supposed to do. However this didn't work in my situation. I had a bad case of multi-path interference. I was hoping the attenuator would reduce the signal strength, thereby reducing or eliminating the multi-path interference. It did reduce the signal strength but didn't reduce the multi-path interference. I then relocated my indoor TV antenna from the living room to the attic and that solved the multi-path interference problem. The attenuator didn't work for me but that doesn't mean it wouldn't work for someone else.
Date published: 2015-10-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works just as desired and expected! Simply put, I'm greedy. I have two antennas so I can tune more channels than I can with just one. Generally speaking, my setup works well. I was experiencing enough multipath interference that I lost two channels when I combined antennas. I use this variable strength attenuator to dampen the signals on one antenna enough to cut out the second path for the two channels experiencing multipath interference. I can get all the channels I should get now in part due to this lovely piece of antenna tech. Do not hesitate to buy this item if you are facing a choice between these and competing products.
Date published: 2017-11-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Performs as advertised I've bee trying multiple filters to solve a problem I have with my closest broadcast provider. Pixelating and sound drops with a TiVo tuner. Normal TV tuner is no problem and solid as a rock. Guessing TiVo tuner is missing something. This Attenuator works fine but did not fix my issue. Also wish it had one male and one female connector to ease placing inline without needing another cable.
Date published: 2017-11-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Does What It Was Made For! I have the Clearstream 4, installed on the roof of my home. I have this product installed from the Clearstream 4, to the variable attenuator, to the tv. I noticed when I turn the knob on it clockwise, the strength of the signal is strong, allowing me to receive channels clearly. I also noticed when I turn the knob on it counterclockwise, I get less channels, but still clear. So, I leave it on clockwise, to maximize the signal strength. It controls multipath interference, just enough to do what it's suppose to do.
Date published: 2016-07-16
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Worst product ever I bought one of these, and I turned the yellow adjuster and it fell off. I was gentle with it but I gave the product the benefit of the doubt and ordered another. The knob didn't break on this one (although it still didn't turn freely and I never really knew if I was at the end of the range or not) but once I added it inline, it did not provide any predictable attenuation. When I first added it in, it attenuated too much and I turned it down which worked, but then I turned it back up to check signal level trying to find the best setting, and then I would not be able to turn down the attenuation enough again - it always over attenuated. So the product turned out to be useless. I am an engineer and I took a lot of care trying to install this correctly and make it work, but it just wouldn't
Date published: 2018-03-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Does what I want it to Have a 70 mile antennae and what to have 70 mile reception and 20 mile reception on local channels (Boston and Providence RI) adjusting the knob allows for just that no heavy pixels for local channels. Works GREAT!
Date published: 2017-04-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works well for me I set this up on my outdoor antenna before the FM trap. It helps with some of the weaker channels for me.
Date published: 2017-01-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Variable attenuator Works as expected was able to make necessary adjustments for the weak and the strong stations
Date published: 2018-05-23
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