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No sorry to dissapoint DS is short for Definition STANDARD ... and is a cheap 20 inch model assigned to category 2 of televisions. To improve its reception you could apply a Digital setop box to it to get all the additional channels seen on a Digital. Probably last longer than most new plasmas and LCD's as this is quite a robust little TV.
If you have cable or satelite service, no converter is needed for either one. The only time a converter is required is if you receive the TV signal from an antenna (over-air). The DS19130 WILL require a converter for over-air broadcasts. I think that the DS25530 will as well, but I am not 100% sure. Because of its age, I would suspect that a converter will be required for hte DS25530.
Its tuner is NTSC, which will not tune in digital stations. I didn't see a DTV tuner mentioned anywhere on the specs, so don't think it will work. I myself have one and will soon purchase a converter box with the $40 rebate from the government.