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Does a magnavox model 27ms4504/17 have a digital tuner? Manufactured September 2005

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Hi, Sorry it does not. It has an NTSC tuner which is analog. It will work after the change if you have cable or satellite. Hope this helps!

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I'm sorry, according to Magnavox's website, this tv is not digital. You will need a converter box if you have an antenna.

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Salutation TrudyK,

Great question! First think to know is that if you are getting your programing from a cable or satellite provider a digital converter box would not be needed. These services are not being required to change their signals. If you use rabbit ears or an antenna a digital converter maybe required.

Looking at the specifications of your televisions they all appear to have analog tuners which would need digital converters to receive the new digital broadcasts.

Thankfully the FCC does have a program in place to offer coupons to assist in purchasing the new converter boxes.

For more information on the digital transition and coupon programs BestBuy.com has a FAQS, wuizzes and tutorials available at http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage.jsp?id=pcmcat120600050013&type=category

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