This review of the Mercury Magic Wand ST14 is one of a series of indoor aerial reviews. If you have reached this page from an internet search, we suggest you begin by reading the Introduction to our guide to digital TV. For more specific information, you can read about the features of good indoor TV aerials, and which aerials we recommend as the best on test.
Mercury Magic Wand ST14 - test report
- 30% overall performance score
Very poor reception in home trials. Medium sensitivity for some channels.
|Flaws during testing?||Aerial pivot vulnerable if dropped; lip on battery compartment lid weak|
|Instructions||Yes - only on packaging|
|Usefulness of instructions||Lacks detail|
|Aerial cable length||Short|
|Amplifier (signal booster)||Yes, built-in|
|Power||Battery (2 x AA) or by 12V adaptor|
|Battery life||200 hours|
For the criteria by which we judged performance, see our notes on Test methods.
Last updated: December 2011
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