Do you need a HDTV receiver for a better cable tv picture?

Answer Yes, but many times the picture will be worse if youdon't have the cable companies HD converter. When connected correctly with the HDMI cable, the improvement in the picture and sound will knock yo... Read More »

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How can you get a better picture from cable on an hdtv without cable box?

On most cable company hookups you won't get HD without the HD converter box.

What is needed to make the picture look better on a hdtv using a standard def. dish network receiver?

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 »

If I buy a HDTV convertor box that is coming out, I won't need a Dish HD receiver or HDTV?

You are correct. The converter box will convert the over the air antenna signal from digital to analog for old TVs. From your question, i'm assuming you are presently using an antenna. Those who us... Read More »