If you own a Roku TV, then we want to mention here that it has a built-in TV tuner card with the help of which you can watch over the air TV channels without any subscription. Connect the HDTV antenna to the Roku TV and start watching these channels.
Connecting HDTV antenna
After connecting the TV antenna to the Roku Link TV, you will get free to air channels on the TV and all the shows available on such channels will be made available on your TV screen. If you find any problem in connecting the antenna, you can contact ‘Antenna manufacturers’.
As mentioned earlier, you have to connect the antenna output to the www Roku com link input for watching the channels.
- Connect the coaxial cable coming from the HDTV antenna to the Roku input.
- Turn on the TV and select ‘Antenna’ from the TV source. If the antenna option is not available under source list, you can over to ‘Settings’.
- Read all instructions carefully before switching to a different mode.
Note: The placement of the antenna on the Rooftop plays an important role in receiving free to air channels. If it is against the transmitter direction, you will not get any channel on screen.
Watch the currently playing program on TV: If you want to watch live TV, you can with the help of antenna programs broadcasting live shows or movies. To get the complete list of channels, click on the ‘Smart guide’ menu from the main settings.
Connect cable TV source: If you have already subscribed to the cable TV provider, then you don’t find any need to connect additional set-top box as the channels will be covered by the TV provider itself.
To connect the cable TV to the Roku, connect the coaxial cable to the Ant cable input of the device and select the respective source. Turn on the TV and go to ‘Settings’. Select ‘Cable TV’ as the source from there. If no cable TV displays on the screen, contact Roku officials.
Note: Most of the content available on the set-top box or on the cable TV is analog in nature. If you want to get digital content, then you have to contact the cable provider as they will provide the HD box in exchange of normal box.
Learn about ATSC tuner
ATSC is an American standard TV screening system in America that offers you an access to watch digital quality programs on TV. It is much similar to the TV tuner card build-in Roku. Most of the channels available free to air on antenna are digital by default whereas the Roku content is analog type and mainly broadcast NTSC content. So, you can watch digital content over the Roku TV with the help of ATSC tuner.