What are the benefits of built-in tuner or HDTV-ready?

Answer A built in ATSC tuner will allow you to use a UHF antenna to receive HDTV channels over the air from the major stations in your area. But if you get cable or satellite with a set top box, the box ... 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 »

Is an HDTV antenna required for built-in HDTV?

Normal high-definition television signals are broadcast through the airwaves and can be received by a television or receiver with built-in HDTV without any special HDTV antenna. That being said, a... Read More »

What you need to know before you buy an HDTV tuner?

HDTV tuners are devices with the ability to decode HDTV broadcasts transmitted in the form of digital signals. However their importance is somewhat limited. It is a known fact that in order to watc... 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 »