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