[mythtv-users] The end of analog - Digital Converter Vaporware?

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Wed Jan 23 17:43:59 UTC 2008

John Drescher wrote:
> On Jan 23, 2008 12:30 PM, Peter A. Daly <petedaly at gmail.com> wrote:
>> With the FCC auction tomorrow, I've got digital TV on my mind.
>> Are there any Digital TV converters on the market yet?  I don't have
>> any TV's that can display HD, and don't plan to get one in the near
>> future, but would like to upgrade to OTA picture quality.
>> The converter boxes the (US) government is talking about still appear
>> to be non-existent.
>> Can anyone point me to a digital to analog SD converter that I can
>> actually buy today?
> I thought this action was only for OTA signals and has no effect on
> cable providers.

True, but a lot of cable operators (mine included) are trying to 
convince people that "The FCC is requiring us to go all digital".

Totally false, but they get t raise rates and blame it in the 
government, and most people will believe them.


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