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We have the digital converter box, but all the channels are still snowy? Can someone please tell me exactly how to plug hook this thing in and re-program the TV. Thanks a million.

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You Dont need one your set is HD. So when the switch happens you are good to go. The only TVs that are going to need converter boxes is those who do not have HD or only have antenna.

Posted on Dec 27, 2008

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SOURCE: Digital Channels??

Direct from the Hitachi website - "Integrated HDTV Tuners: Hitachi's new top-of-the-line XWX series features built-in ATSC terrestrial and cable HDTV tuners to provide integrated high resolution, high-definition signal decoding." You will need a seperate HDTV tuner if you do not have cable or satellite and want to watch off-air High Definition channels.

Posted on Jun 04, 2009

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SOURCE: Digital TV Ready?

I believe you need a converter box. Im pretty sure this unit only has a NTSC Tuner. Recieving HD would be via Componet Inputs or DVI. If a HDMI Input is available you could use it too but I think it only has a DVI connector.
Hope this helps,
Skyassoc

Posted on Jun 19, 2009

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Hi,

You need converter box.

Thanks.

Posted on Jul 02, 2009

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SOURCE: So you are telling me I need a digital converter for this TV to g

Who was not watching the months of public service announcements? You need a Digital-to-Analog (ATSC-to-NTSC) converter box to receive over-the-air (OTA) signals in most parts of the country. You do not need one for most cable and satellite box outputs--they are NTSC or HDMI. Some low-power, typically religious, stations are still analog. Note OTA may be high definition (HD) or standard resolution (SD) but will be digital.
To get HD on your HD set you must have OTA (HD TV tuner, not converter), cable (QAM TV receiver), satellite (HDMI or 5-wire RCA),or Blu-Ray with HDMI or RCA.
-Ken

Posted on Aug 18, 2009

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