Monday, April 28, 2008

Digital-TV converters: choices for the Saint Paul area

A local paper's tech blog reviews Digital-TV converters available locally. His preference is the "Digital Stream DTX9900 sold by RadioShack". I need to spend my vouchers before they expire, so I'll probably follow his lead here.

From what I've read elsewhere broadcast digital may require a fairly expensive antenna investment. So the converters are only a part of the cost. We have very cheap antennae; I'll report on what we find in our real world testing. All we need is for one sports channel to come in so my son can spend his tv-time credits.

Update 5/4/08: Bloody 'ell, it worked.

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