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Is my TV going to need a digital converter box?

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    Mike Owens May 11, 2010

    First we need to know what type and model number of your set, But if you are already hooked to cable you are good to go. or go to www.dtvtransition.org to find out more

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WILL MY MEMOREX MVDT2002B TELEVISION NEED A DIGITAL CONVERTER BOX?

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I have a 1999 RCA TV model # F27645. I wanted to know if I am going to need to get a digital converter box?

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