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About a converter box

I would like to know if i would need to get a converter box for my 1991 tv.

I also have a 25ts56ci tv that i would also like to know if i will need a converter box for it.

Thank you, William

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You will need a converter box for both TVs just to get the HD channels but you might not see the HD resolution on this TVs.
Any TV that was manufactured before 2002 will require the converter box. A few of the high end TVs manufactured after 2002 might not require the converter.
Hope this helps.

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I am posting the instructions of how to set up the analog converter box :-
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· Things you’ll need:
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· Instructions:
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Unplug coaxial cable on the back of TV "antenna in" (RF) port
Step 2
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Power on the converter box and TV. Change TV channel to 3 or 4. Follow on screen instruction to
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After installing the DTV converter box, reception was dropped for most of the stations i received pre-box. now i have added a new antenna. and, i can't get anything through the converter box. connections...


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