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So you are telling me I need a digital converter for this TV to g

I need a converter box for this TV to get digital?

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  • lctrc789 Aug 18, 2009

    Yes you do it is not truly digital TV

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Who was not watching the months of public service announcements? You need a Digital-to-Analog (ATSC-to-NTSC) converter box to receive over-the-air (OTA) signals in most parts of the country. You do not need one for most cable and satellite box outputs--they are NTSC or HDMI. Some low-power, typically religious, stations are still analog. Note OTA may be high definition (HD) or standard resolution (SD) but will be digital.
To get HD on your HD set you must have OTA (HD TV tuner, not converter), cable (QAM TV receiver), satellite (HDMI or 5-wire RCA),or Blu-Ray with HDMI or RCA.
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No, just need a antena,or cable tv, satalite dishes.
Ur tv already have digital tuner inside.

Posted on Sep 10, 2009

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This TV will need a converter box. It was made in the days before the digital tuner was required on big TV sets.

Just remember the converter is only needed if you get off-the-air reception with an antenna for local channels. If you have cable or satellite and get your local channels that way, you don't have to do anything. The change to digital will not affect you.

If you are now using rabbit ears or an old worn-out outside antenna, you might think about upgrading your antenna when you get a converter box. Signal strength is very important with the new digital broadcasting. Too weak a signal means no picture at all or one that freezes up or turns blocky. The antenna that worked for analog may not be adequate for digital.

Posted on Jun 06, 2009

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Good Day, tuff65;
Today with "HD TV" get a good UHF/HD antenna. You can get at any local Best Buy, Circuit City, Radio Shack etc.
Good Luck, big IRISH. PS: Inside or outdoors.

Posted on Sep 08, 2008

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