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HDTV does this tv have a digital tuner

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Sadly, no. While this TV is HiDef ready via the color stream inputs, the tuners are old-style NTSC. Shouldn't pose a problem if you're using cable or satellite.

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I want to say it does but if it doesn't, just do what I do, My VCR sends the signal to the TV via input 1. Let the VCR change your channels and alas you can record without fancy wiring.

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In short; yes.
The only shortfall I saw was its inability to handle 1080 resolution directly but can display 1080 signals in a mode known as 'interlacing' which is done at half the available vertical scan rate and is written as 1080i.
You can see a review with specs here:
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Posted on Dec 28, 2008

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Sorry to say, your HDTV-Ready - Requires separate receiver to view HDTV signals. SDTV (Standard Definition) - has built-in digital receivers/decoders and do not require the purchase of any separate components in order to display digital signals. It provides lower image quality than EDTV or HDTV, but higher image quality than analog TV. SDTV is displayed using an aspect ratio of 4:3. I hope this helps and good luck.
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