Do you have to buy an HDTV TV or will the cable companies be supplying conversion boxes for older TVs?

Answer If you have cable, you will not need a conversion box. The analog-to-digital transition in the US in 2009 only affects over-the-air broadcasts. Cable operators will continue to provide analog servi... Read More »

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Starting from an hdtv cable box using a split cable going to the pip output can you connect another tv to the pip output and get an hdtv picture on the other tv?

Answer Hi, It really depends on your PIP output on the cable box and whether or not the output is HDTV or standard TV. And in some cases, the PIP output will only display non-HDTV channels, depen... Read More »

Will the digital cable conversion affect my neighbors cable box and hence, my reception?

What's the matter with your stupid neightbor? Can't he do anything right? Some people can be so inconsiderate, can't they? Digital conversion will probably block you out in which case you will defi... Read More »

Can you get HDTV over the air broadcast on a HDTV with standard basic cable?

Yes to both. Both require that you have a High Definition Television with its own built-in HD tuner, or an HD capable TV (like an LCD monitor) with an external HD tuner attached. (Don't confuse thi... Read More »

What do you do when hooking up a HDTV conversion box yeilds nothing?

The most likely problem is weak signal strength. You may need to upgrade your antenna system. Go to and use the "Choose an Antenna" option. Input your location information... Read More »