Free-to-air TV’s are well known for giving users access to free TV channels including the popular ones at a free cost. Unlike the Paid decoders which requires one to first pay the subscription fees depending on the bouquet one is subscribed to, the FTA does not require that. It is a power on TV, followed by unlimited streaming of the different channels.
In this tutorial, I am taking you through the different step by step procedures on how to turn any flat screen monitor into a free to air TV. Whether you are in Uganda where watching your favorite channels is a paid option, or any other country, this procedure will work for you for as along as you follow the steps below.
Requirements for turning a Flat screen minor into FTA TV
– An FTA motherboard.
– 12 Volts adapter.
– FTA supported Aerial.
– A little technical know how.
How to turn flat screen monitor into FTA TV
1. Procure requirements – The first thing before the entire process begins is to buy the necessary requirements including the motherboard, flat screen, adapter and aerial . If you are around Kampala, you can go to Kalitunsi market, Kafumbe Mukasa road or even on Kampala road in the different electronic shops and buy one.
2. Adjust the flat screen monitor for FTA fitness – The second step is to remove the monitor engine completely and make all the necessary adjustments to ensure that the FTA motherboard fits well. You can use a knife to cut some pieces so the FTA board fits including the aerial and power outlets.
3. Plugin the monitor onto the FTA board – Once you have measured everything and ensured that the FTA board fits, the next step is to connect the FTA board with the flat screen monitor. The connectors are the same and just like you unplugged the old board, you should be able to plugin the new board.
4. Connect adapter and test powering – Now that the board is fitted and monitor connected. You should connect the power adapter and power on to test. If all is well, you should attach the Aerial and scan channels depending on the area you are in for example, those in Uganda can select Uganda or Turkey for maximizing the number of free to air channels availed.
Benefits of your new FTA digital set
These FTA motherboards are multi functional. You can use it as FTA, connect your paid decoder, play videos and music on the flash, connect a DVD or VCD player and do much more all in one. The source you select using your FTA remote will provider you with what you need.
The next time you think of buying a Digital decoder set, how about trying out this option and see if you can save the monthly payments which the different providers charge. This all about the FTA power. Please not that you should seek technical professional help if you don’t know what you are doing.