Does a TV with a digital tuner need a converter box?

Answer Televisions that have a built-in digital tuner do not need a converter box to receive the over-the-air television signal. A converter box is only needed for televisions that no not have a built-in ... Read More »

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Does a television with a digital tuner need a converter box?

In the United States, as of March 1, 2007, it is illegal to manufacture, import or ship televisions lacking built-in digital tuners. If you have purchased a television since that date, your televis... Read More »

Does a digital converter eliminate the need for a tuner with a monitor TV?

A DTV digital converter does not eliminate the need for a tuner if you wish to watch television programming on a monitor. However, it can perform as the tuner for your monitor provided the converte... Read More »

Do I need an HD converter with a built-in digital tuner for an ATSC/QAM HD DVR?

You do not need a digital converter for a digital video recorder (DVR) marked as ATSC compatible, as it already has a built-in HD/DTV tuner. Digital television converters change digital signals to ... Read More »

Will a digital converter box act like a tuner for non-tuner DVD players?

A digital-to-analog converter box can act as a tuner with non-tuner DVD players. However, you will want to make certain that the outputs of the digital converter box are compatible with your DVD’... Read More »