Now you may really feel slightly iffy about utilizing an antenna to look at TV, and fairly understandably so. It instantly conjures photographs of climbing onto your roof and transferring that spindly metallic gadget haphazardly whereas your good friend yells instructions beneath. However these days, Antennas are a lot simpler to make use of than that. Trendy over-the-air antennas are hardier, higher at receiving indicators, and even provide 4K decision. Having an antenna additionally means you will not need to spend a single dime on native TV channels.
You’ll be able to at all times straight plug the antenna into your TV, however utilizing it along with your Apple TV places all of your content material in a single place and means one fewer HDMI cable. The method is slightly difficult, however it’s a small worth without spending a dime TV. You need to use both an OTA DVR or Plex media server.
With an OTA DVR, you join the OTA antenna to it and file dwell TV feeds from the antenna on it. The DVR saves this content material and permits you to stream that utilizing the OTA DVR app in your Apple TV.
It’s also possible to use a TV tuner to attach your antenna to a pc with the Plex media server app already put in. Then you’ll be able to file native TV content material on the server and stream it dwell on the Plex app utilizing Apple TV. Nevertheless, you do must subscribe to Plex Premium.