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

David Brodbeck gull at gull.us
Wed Jan 23 21:55:40 UTC 2008

On Jan 23, 2008, at 11:32 AM, Greg Mischel Smith wrote:

> As the statement says, the coupons will expire 90 days from the date  
> they are issues. Coupons are not being issued yet, I believe they  
> are waiting until more converter boxes are available. Nonetheless,  
> they should be issued sometime in February and converter boxes  
> should be in stores shortly thereafter. At least one of the  
> companies is willing to take a hit and sell the converter box for  
> approximately $40 (so it won't cost consumers anything). I'm sorry,  
> but I cannot find the story off hand that talked about it. I also  
> think the company is banking on selling its higher end model  
> converter boxes which do not qualify for the $40 rebate. And again,  
> their $40 model does qualify.

If any actually turn up for $40, I plan on buying one with my coupon.   
That way I can find out if I can actually get an OTA HD signal before  
I potentially waste $170 on an HD Home Run.

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