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Tuner Does my tv have a digital tuner or an analog tuner? It was manufactured in June 1997. With the upcoming transition to digital I would like to know if I have to purchase a new set.

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  • Anonymous Apr 06, 2008

    what was the price of this tv in 97

  • jamesmcl0828 Jun 10, 2008

    I have the same TV and I have a cable plugged directly into it from the wall outlet. I do not have digital cable however. When the transition comes next year will this hook-up still work? Will I have to connect the cable to the converter box that I received with my cable hook-up three years ago? Will I have to upgrade to digital cable?

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Afraid this set does not have a on-board digital tuner, But do you have this set hooked to cable or a antenna? If you are hooked to cable you will not have a problem, If you only have it hooked to a antenna then you might want to go to www.dtvtransition.org and check out some options for getting a converter box

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