[mythtv-users] Are analog only TVs illegal? Are PVR-150s illegal?
carlfongheiser at gmail.com
Sun Mar 4 04:44:39 UTC 2007
On 3/3/07, Chris Ribe <chrisribe at gmail.com> wrote:
> From fcc.gov:
> "By March 2007, all TVs (and other devices that are designed to receive
> broadcast television signals) are required to have digital tuners built in."
> From bestbuy.com:
> "Magnavox 14" Flat-Tube Stereo TV with Front A/V Inputs"
> From newegg:
> What is going on here? It is not like my government to just forget that
> they passed a really dumb law. IS the FCC just too bust enforcing firewire
> availablity to update their website? whiskey tango, foxtrot?
The rule only applies to the manufacture and import of televisions.
Anything already built and in the United States can still be sold. Also,
the rule only applies to devices designed to receive analog TV signals over
the air. If the device is somehow limited to only receiving analog TV over
cable, it's still legit.
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