Does a HDTV need a tuner to play off a digital antenna?

Answer All televisions need a tuner to receive digital signals but almost all modern televisions have an integrated tuner. By linking the antenna feed into the RF input of the television, you should have ... Read More »

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Do I need to buy a HDTV tuner to get 1080p signals over the air on your un55c8000 HDTV -- I have a very good outside digital antenna?

1080p signals are not currently being broadcast on any major network at present. Broadcasters are currently using either 1080i or 720p. 1080p demands twice the bandwidth and it is expected to be so... Read More »

Do i need an HDTV antenna to plug into the QAM tuner in a TV?

Not necessarily. Contrary to what many salesmen may tell you, a regular antenna is just fine for receiving over-the-air HDTV channels. It does not need to be HDTV-specific. Simply plug in the anten... Read More »

Do you need any antenna for a tv with a digital tuner?

All TV sets need a signal input of some type. If you are using Cable TV than you have no need for an antenna in addition. If you don't use Cable, then you'll need an antenna of some time, either a ... Read More »

Do you need a digital antenna for a digital tv with a digital tuner?

No. In fact, there really is no such thing as a "digital" antenna. Companies that make TV antennas put things like "HD ready" or "Digital TV ready" as a marketing scheme to get consumers to upgra... Read More »