Canadian TV, Computing and Home Theatre Forums - View Single Post - ON - Ottawa, Vanier, Gloucester, Orleans - OTA

View Single Post
post #114 of (permalink) Old 2010-07-12, 11:38 AM
flavoie
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Orleans, ON
Posts: 1,251
2. Am I right to assume that I need a convertor box with the simple antenna to pick up the digital stations as well?

Only if your TV does not have an integrated ATSC tuner. The coaxial input of a TV with only NTSC support vs a TV with NTSC & ATSC looks exactly the same, it is a single input.

Since your TV is only 5 years old I would double check if there is not already an ATSC tuner in it. Just doing a channel scan when you get your antenna will give you an idea, it should display digital channels if it sees some.

EDIT: there may be other device you already own which also have an integrated ATSC tuner...
flavoie is offline  
 
 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome