Why is Comcast insisting I need digital converter boxes?

Answer Unless your TV has a CableCard slot, you can only receive the "Clear" (unscrambled channels).If you need to receive all supported channels, you need a set-top box from your cable provider.Get one t... Read More »

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Do I need a digital converter box if i have Comcast cable?

If you are receiving your television programming from a cable service such as Comcast, you do not need a digital converter box to continue to do so. However, if you wish to take advantage of certai... Read More »

Why do digital converter boxes need to be huge It's just a small chip and a circuitboard. WTF?

Did you get one? I was so worried about you starting 2/17/09. They were probably designed by the TV companies. the ascetics are so horrible they figure you will eventually wear down and get a ne... Read More »

The Types of Digital Converter Boxes?

As of 2009, the Federal Communications Commission required all US television sets to operate via digital cable. According to the FCC, their ceasing to broadcast analog signals opens up critical air... Read More »

Analog to Digital TV Converter Boxes?

The common converter boxes (the cheap ones eligible for the $40 off coupons starting in Jan 08) can only tune into one channel at a time. If you wanted to record one channel on your old VCR while w... Read More »