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Off Air? Morning. I just switched my DIRECTV from an old Scientific Atlanta receiver to a New DirectV HD DVR and into my Sony Wega (LCD). Problem is my old Scientific Atlanta had an input for off air antenna. No off air input on my new DIRECTV HD DVR. The old receiver picked up local channels in HD perfectly. Now when I run my off air antenna via the aux 75 ohm input the picture does not look like HD? Can I use a splitter to run the off air antenna thru the Directv HD Receiver? Or, does the off air have to run thru some other input/box?

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The Scientific Atlanta box was a cable box and recieved CATV signals. The Direct TV box is satellite only. You might check if it has a built in ATSC tuner for off air digital signals. Direct TV in most locations offers the major networks in HD format.

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