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Is the is TV Digital or Analog?

My grandmother asked me to find out if her tv is ready for the digital transition. She has the GE 25GT516. How can I find out if it is ready or if she needs the convertor box?

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  • joelyons Dec 12, 2008

    Thanks but I don't belive that is true. From my understanding if the TV has a digital tuner you don't need the convertor box and can still pick up the signal on rabbit ears. The issue is if the TV has an analog tuner then you need the convertor box. I guess my real question is if anyone knows an online source where I can determine if this particular TV has a digital tuner. I tried searching for the user manual but had no success.

  • singcoaster Jan 05, 2009

    I'm wondering if my GE tv is ready for the change, the model # is 31GT740.

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If your grandmother has cable or satelite tv she already has a digital signal however if she justs gets her locals she will need a converter box. the goverment is giving free coupons for this or she can go to walmart and purchase a directv converter box for about $50 she will not have directv but the box will convert her signal.. the tv has nothing to do with the signal. she will not need a new tv.

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    h_leslie Dec 16, 2008

    Im sorry you feel that the information i gave you was incorrect. However,I have actually been answering that question for over a year now. I have been professionally trained for the digital transition by the company i work for. The information i gave you was correct. Here is a website that can answer the question you had about the set and built in tuner as well as any other questions you may have. and if your grandmother does need the converter box there is a link on the home page for the coupon program to get it free.I hope this was helpful to you. www.dtv.gov/

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