HDTV Tuner Question?

Answer Your best bet is to look into obtaining one of the new tru2wayâ„¢ (OpenCableâ„¢) digital set-top boxes / HDTV tuners such as Samsung’s new SMT-H3090* and SMT-H3050 HDTV tuners. (Be sure and consu... 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 a tuner for my HDTV?

On One Hand: Over-the-air StationsThe built-in tuner in an HDTV is capable of receiving broadcast or over-the-air (OTA) stations, so you do not need a separate tuner. OTA stations are often referre... Read More »

Does a plasma HDTV need a tuner?

HD televisions do need tuners. However, the tuner is built in. If your HD television conforms to the Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) standards for HDTV, you have no need for an additio... Read More »

Can a DIRECTV tuner without a subscribtion get HDTV?

Tuners will not receive programming without a subscription to DIRECTV's HD service. An HD receiver is also required. Four programming packages for HDTVs are available through the company as of 2010... Read More »