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Converter box will my Sylvania 6720FDF need a converter box or is the tuner digital?? thank Rick

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You will need the converter box if you do not have cable or satellite
here is your antenna connection setup http://www.fixya.com/support/p484970-sylvania_6720fdf/manual-21714/page-12

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