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Connecting TV to cable service for HDTV

Is a converter or adapter required for connecting this device to a cable provider (WOW) for the reception of HDTV. Can the required adapter be purchased or should it be leased from the cable provider?

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  • machineman76 Sep 30, 2008

    That's one thing I'm trying to determine. The back of the projection TV has a set of seven RCA connectors grouped as "DTV", but the owner's manual in Appendex B lists a series of voltage levels for those inputs suggesting they analog inputs. There is also a "MonitorLink/DVI" connector on the back with a notation in the Op Manual that "The DVI-HDTV input terminal is compliant with the EIA-861 standard and is not intended for use with personal computers" The connector does not look like the HDMI connector.

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Normally you need a converter box for hd because normal stations are broadcasted in hd.....its not common enough for them to do it...and you probably have to buy a package with your cable company for the hd channels. another thing...is your tv hd ready?

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1. Do I need any additional equipment to watch HDTV broadcasts on my HDTV-compatible TV?
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btn_top_gold.gif spacer.gif line_gold.gif spacer.gif spacer.gif3. What is HDMI? Is it compatible with DVI?
HDMI, which stands for "High-Definition Multimedia Interface", is the consumer electronic industry's first connection capable of transmitting uncompressed digital audio/video signals. Components featuring HDMI can transmit both digital audio and video over one convenient cable, replacing the tangled mess that resides behind many home theater components. HDMI also offers improved quality over traditional analog connections thanks to all-digital transmission. Digital sources like DVDs and HDTV programming can now be transferred digitally from source to display without analog conversions that can degrade the original signal.

Unlike the HDMI interface, DVI only handles digital video. Through the use of an adapter, a DVI device can be connected to an HDMI device, but only video content can be transmitted. The audio signal would have to be transmitted through other methods such as analog RCA outputs or an optical digital output.

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btn_top_gold.gif spacer.gif line_gold.gif spacer.gif spacer.gif5. Why do I still see black bars on my widescreen TV when viewing certain widescreen DVDs and HDTV broadcasts?
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