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Product Summary

Pull in those hard-to-get signals.

Get that extra range you need to pick up a good UHF signal, even in rural and outlying areas. This UHF-only antenna is designed to pick up channels 14~69, which can sometimes be tricky to receive clearly with a conventional antenna. Built-in VHF feed-thru feature allows you to add an MXU antenna to existing VHF antenna. It's pre-assembled and easy to install.

  • Up to 60+ mile UHF range*
  • Easy "snap-open" assembly
  • Includes "no-tilt" U-bolt clamp
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Disclaimer: *Mileage based on optimum conditions over flat, open terrain. Transmitting antenna height and power and receiving antenna height and placement, will also effect overall results.

What's in the box

  • Antennacraft® MXU59
  • U-bolt
  • User's guide
 

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Antennacraft® MXU59 UHF Antenna
 
4.4

(based on 14 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

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    (1)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to set up (13)
  • Strong signal (12)
  • Attractive (6)
  • Durable (6)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Attic/roof mount (11)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Power user (6), Enthusiast (4), Casual user (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (6)

    Reviewed by 14 customers

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    (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Live in the solution.. Not the problem

    By Rodney

    from Spencer, Iowa

    About Me Power User

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Durable
    • Easy To Set Up
    • Fine-Tuning
    • Strong Signal

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Attic/Roof Mount

      Comments about Antennacraft® MXU59 UHF Antenna:

      I installed it on my roof and ran cable in about 2 hours. Installation was a breeze. I ran coax from antenna to location where cable company did and simply connected. All 4 HD TVS in house are now running off the MXU59/Booster with incredible signal strength. Im totally amazed at the HD picture. On a clear night I recieve up to 31 digital HD channels. Do some research on location of transmitters to you. I found I had three to choose from all within 50 miles max. I would suggest getting a signal booster, well worth the money. I couldnt be happier and you will too..

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Good antenna would buy again.

      By Emt Matt

      from Rochester NH

      About Me Power User

      Pros

      • Easy To Set Up
      • Strong Signal

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Antennacraft® MXU59 UHF Antenna:

          Tried other antennas and was only getting a few channels from Maine and not getting wmur channel 9 from Manchester. Put up this antenna pointed it at the compass heading for the Boston Ma stations and I am getting all but channel 56. Including ch 9. For the price awesome antenna. Just check what frequencies the tv stations use as this one if for UHF. Antenna is on a 30 foot mast.

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          • No

          (10 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          "I would buy this product again MXU59

          By Malvy

          from Central PA

          About Me Enthusiast

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Easy To Set Up

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Antennacraft® MXU59 UHF Antenna:

              The MXU 59 Antenna is a Very good antenna it works way better then other antennas I have tried here in my locations I have on my roof three foot try pod 20 foot of pipe 1"1/4" in diameter 4 of the TV stations I get went from 50% signal strength to 100% picture quality has also improved with the MXU59 Antenna. I highly recommend the MXU 59 Antenna at least for my area here in Central PA

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Great antenna to stack with RS combiner.

              By WX9DX

              from Illinois

              About Me Power User

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Durable
              • Easy To Set Up
              • Strong Signal

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Attic/Roof Mount

                Comments about Antennacraft® MXU59 UHF Antenna:

                Use atleast RG9 with this antenna or RG11 if over 50ft. This is a very good antenna andvery strong for what it does cost. I have installed many of these over the years and never a problem. If it does not work it was from something YOU Did, not the antenna! Thanks for the read! WX9DX

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                (5 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Inexpensive and performs well

                By Rick

                from Tulsa, OK

                About Me Power User

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Easy To Set Up
                • Strong Signal

                Cons

                • Bulky

                Best Uses

                • Attic/Roof Mount

                Comments about Antennacraft® MXU59 UHF Antenna:

                This is a LARGE antenna. The advantage of a yagi over a multi-bay bowtie comes from its ability to reject multipath signals. Its made of aluminum so its relatively light, and its design makes wind loading fairly low. It has a 2nd set of wing nut terminals for a VHF pass-through in case you want to add a VHF antenna to get those 7-13 channels. If you are in an area where VHF broadcast signals are strong, you should do fine even though the MXU-59 is only rated for channels 14-69. Since it is highly directional, you will need a rotator unless all the stations you want are within a 15-20 degree radius of each other.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                (1 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                No Signal

                By SnyderCountry

                from Milton, TN

                About Me Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • NONE

                Cons

                • Bulky
                • Poor Reception

                Best Uses

                • Return To Store

                Comments about Antennacraft® MXU59 UHF Antenna:

                A cheaper (and much smaller) antenna from [...]at least brings in 4 channels. This thing does not work at all in my area of Milton TN, about 40 miles (by air) from Nashville. If you live in this area save yourself two trips to Radio Shack and pass on this product!

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                • No

                (19 of 19 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Great Antenna

                By Billiam

                from Richmond, MO

                Pros

                • Easy To Set Up
                • Strong Signal

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Attic/Roof Mount

                  Comments about Antennacraft® MXU59 UHF Antenna:

                  The MXU59 by Antennacraft is a very underrated antenna. This past week I did a comparison test between this antenna and the Antennacraft U8000 and Channel Master 4228 (pre HD model). Each was set up in the same location in the same manner at the same height. Much to my surprise the MXU59 easily outperformed the other two antennas in signal gain and multipath distortion. Out of the ten signals that I receive from Kansas City (all around 35 to 40 plus miles from my house) only Ch. 41 was a bit of a disappointment. While the signal strength is decent, the picture does tend to break up with the MXU59 while it is rock solid on the other two antennas. But aside from that the MXU59 is the better antenna. The other two antennas had weaker signal strength readings on every channel and multipath issues on at least a couple of different channels. They were only superior to the MXU59 on Ch. 41. Next, I'll be doing a roof top mount to see how this unit works when it has some height and a clearer path to the signal.

                  Update on June 2, 2010.

                  Up on the roof it works better than I expected. When matched with the Winegard or Channel Master Pre Amp, I get a solid 70 to 90% signal strength reading for every Kansas City channel. And when it is pointed towards Sedlia, MO it locks onto the PBS station on Ch. 15 which is about 80 miles away! Neither of the other two antennas worked this well when they too were mounted in the same location on the roof and then paired with the Pre Amps.

                  (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Rooftop Reception

                  By Roof Walking Ron

                  from Kouts, IN

                  About Me Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Easy To Set Up
                  • Fine-Tuning
                  • Strong Signal

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Attic/Roof Mount

                    Comments about Antennacraft® MXU59 UHF Antenna:

                    Great easy to use instructions, strongly constructed,easily assembled, light weight.
                    I'm in a rural area and used a uhf/vhf
                    combination antenna for Chicago, IL stations and used this uhf antenna for South Bend, IN stations.
                    I used a signal combiner with two equal lengths
                    of coaxial cable to couple the antennas at the mast, which were in a stacked configuration with the combination antenna above the uhf antenna.It worked great without an amplifier.

                    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    It works even in the attitc

                    By Kelly in DeSoto

                    from DeSoto, Iowa

                    About Me Casual User

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Set Up
                    • Strong Signal

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Attic/Roof Mount

                      Comments about Antennacraft® MXU59 UHF Antenna:

                      It was pretty easy to set up and I had it up in the upstairs and hooked up in 15 minutes. The only headache was running the wire. we are getting excellent reception now.

                      (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      4.0

                      I would buy this product again and again

                      By Jimdoggg

                      from Chicopee Massachusetts

                      About Me Casual User

                      Verified Reviewer

                      Pros

                      • Attractive Design
                      • Durable
                      • Easy To Set Up
                      • Strong Signal

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Attic/Roof Mount

                        Comments about Antennacraft® MXU59 UHF Antenna:

                        This is a very excellent UHF antenna. Living in Chicopee mass I get most of my channels. Facing South: WFSB 3-1, 3-2, 3-3, 3-4. WUVN 18-1, 18-2, 18-3, 18-4. WTXX 20-1, 20-2. WWLP 22-1. WEDH 24-1, 24-2. WVIT 30-1, 30-2, 30-3, WTIC 61-1. South East: WHPX 26-1, 26-2, 26-3, Facing East: WUNI 27-1, 27-2, WGGB 40-1, 40-2, Faing all over WGBY 57-1, 57-2, 57-3, 57-4. My weak signals I couldn't get in but had a bad signal. Facing East: WGBH 2-1. WBZ 4-1. Facing North: WNNE 31-1. Facing Northwest: WCDC 19-1, 19-2, 19-3. Facing Southwest: WCTX 59-1. Facing SouthEast: WPXQ 69-1, 69-2, 69-3 Everything else was good in signal.Only problem was getting those weak channels in. I got a high gain amplifier and it works the same. I was wondering if I set it up right or something. It's a good price for the antenna though. So If anybody knows how to boost a signal and to get the right things for it this is the antenna for it. If anybody reads this Help me on how to get a better boost for my antenna at: Jimdoggg[@]. Other in that this is an excellent antenna to buy.

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