Universal Converter (HD-DTA) Installation Instructions

Wave’s Universal Converter, also known as an HD-DTA, gives you more choice and control.

Wave has the equipment choices to fit your cable TV needs and budget. Add a Universal Converter, also known as an HD-DTA, to your secondary HDTVs and get access to the high-definition and digital channels included in your cable service subscription. This is a perfect solution if you only want to to watch live TV shows. 

Installation Instructions

If you picked up an HD-DTA from one of our stores or received one in the mail, this short video shows you the simple step-by-step instructions to get your new equipment hooked up to your TV.

How to Activate Your Universal Converter (HD-DTA)

Once your HD-DTA is hooked up to your TV, you will need to use our simple, fully automated, phone-based system to so that we can get your new equipment activated on your account. 

  1. Call 1-866-928-3123
  2. Press 1
  3. Enter the phone number associated with your Wave account followed by the ‘#’ sign
  4. Enter your zip code
  5. Press 1 for Technical Support
  6. Press 1 to Reset Equipment
  7. Press 1 to Authorize Video Equipment

If your channels do not authorize within 15 minutes of following these steps, please call 1-866-928-3123 for further assistance.

Universal Converter (HD-DTA) remote control configuration

Your HD-DTA comes with a remote control that can be set-up to turn on/off your TV and control your volume levels.

Watch this short video to learn how to set up the remote control for your specific TV.

Still have questions?

Give us a call at 1-866-WAVE-123 (866-928-3123). We are here to help.