Question about Sanyo DS27820 27" TV

1 Answer

Digital signal conversion

Does this TV..Sanyo Model DS27820...have a digital tuner or will I need a converter after the switch to all digital next year?

Posted by on

1 Answer

If you have cable TV, satellite TV, or FIOS, the coupon eligible converter boxes aren't needed and aren't useful with those services.
They gov't coupon converter boxes are only good for reception with a regular TV antenna or rabbit ears.

According to the specs on epinions.com, no, this TV does not have a digital tuner. So, if you use a rooftop TV antenna (not satellite dish) or an indoor TV antenna, you WILL need an ATSC to NTSC converter box. You need not wait until next year, however, as most U.S. TV stations are also broadcasting digital (ATSC) now.

Posted on Mar 03, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Will my TV receive digital signals without an external digital converter?


Hi, John.
No your tv is an older standard definition tv with an NTSC tuner..that was the old type tuner for analog stations.
You will need to get an ATSC digital tuner in order to tune in digital broadcasts.

Luckily, you don't have to spend hundreds to get one.
WalMart and several other stores carry inexpensive digital tuner converters that are in the $30-$40 range.

I hope this helps you out on getting stations picked up, as without the converter, your tv would only be good for hooking up a dvd player to it, or for video games.

Good luck tio you, and have a good day.

Jun 06, 2011 | Sanyo DS31520 31" TV

1 Answer

I have a Sylvanis VCR/DVDcombo and a Standard TV.


The converter box receives hte digital signals and converts them into either channel 3 or 4, or into direct video (red,white,yel). The output of the converter box must go into the VCR input for recording to work. Before the conversion, the tuner of hte VCR would receive the RF signal the same as the TV. The tuner inside the VCR is an analog tuner not digital, so it needs the conversion too. Most converters will provide both the A/V signal (R/Wh/Y) and RF (coax connector).

Hope this helps,
Dan

Sep 30, 2009 | Sylvania 6720FDG 20" TV/VCR/DVD

1 Answer

Sanyo tv model DS31520..is it an HD tv?


You can view the specifications here:
Sanyo DS31520
I found no mention of the needed ATSC digital tuner so you need to acquire a converter box to receive broadcast signals after the changeover. Cable and satellite reception are not affected.
I reviewed the available converters and chose the Zinwell ZAT-970.  

Jan 14, 2009 | Sanyo DS31520 31" TV

1 Answer

Does my tv have a digital tuner (RCA Model E13320, 2/2001)?


The digital tuner has nothing to do with the new signal you will be receiving in February of next year. The new video signal is a digital signal. The old video signal is analog. Your television receives the analog signal and converts it to what you see on television. You need a converter box to convert the new digital signal back to an analog signal your television can convert.

Jerry

Nov 07, 2008 | Televison & Video

1 Answer

Digital capable


You will only need the converter box if you use an antenna. If you have a cable tv service, they will do the conversion on their end.

Jul 19, 2008 | Sanyo DS31520 31" TV

1 Answer

Digital or not digital


this tv has no digital tuner built in to it. In order to recieve a digital broadcast the tuner must be atsc compliant. The best solution is to get a converter box to decode digital to analog signal.

Apr 03, 2008 | Televison & Video

1 Answer

HITACHI ULTRASCAN 53FDX01B TV- do I need analog to digital conversion box ?


you do not have a digital tuner if that is what you mean. if you have a cable box you do not need to worry about this stuff but if you want to pick up over the air signals sometime next year you will need some type of hd to sd converter

Mar 19, 2008 | Televison & Video

1 Answer

Sanyo DS31590 and converter box


I just checked the owners manual online. Looks like this model only has an NTSC analog tuner. No ATSC digital tuner built in.

If you use cable or satellite TV services, the digital converters won't help you. The coupon-eligible ones are strictly for use with a traditional antenna. If this is your situation, ignore the remainder of this message.

If you use a regular TV antenna with this TV, then, yes, you will need a converter box. FYI, the Insignia model at Best Buy and the Zenith at Circuit City, and elsewhere (radio shack) have gotten good reviews from early purchasers. More converter box models will be available in a few months time.

If your current reception with your antenna is poor (snowy), you may have problems receiving the new DTV signals. If not, you should be pleasantly surprised with the quality of the DTV signals - and the extra "virtual" channels. Try the converter box using the RCA video and audio inputs, for a slightly better picture than with the coaxial cable inputs.

Good Luck

Feb 29, 2008 | Sanyo DS31590 31" TV

1 Answer

Sanyo DS27880 27" TV, Dish signal lost after tv turned off, doesn't return


checks should on your tv tuner it could be bad.IF circuit should also be check and the video section call in the tech to make checks on your tv.and to do repairs on your tv.

Jan 19, 2007 | Sanyo DS27820 27" TV

Not finding what you are looking for?
Sanyo DS27820 27" TV Logo

227 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Sanyo Televison & Video Experts

The Knight
The Knight

Level 3 Expert

71088 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17129 Answers

 Grubhead
Grubhead

Level 3 Expert

4706 Answers

Are you a Sanyo Televison and Video Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...