Archive for the ‘HDTV Tuner’ Category

Scammers Take Advantage of Digital Switchover Confusion

Thursday, July 17th, 2008

Scam artists seem to be everywhere you turn, so it probably doesn’t come as much of a surprise to many that there are scammers looking to take advantage of people that are confused by the switchover to digital television broadcasting. According to a recent scam alert put out by the Better ...

New HDTV Tuner Options for Your PC

Monday, May 26th, 2008

If you are looking for an HDTV tuner that offers both digital and QAM capabilities for your computer, you might want to check out the new Dvico FusionHDTV7. According to its manufacturer, the device is the first dual HDTV tuner PCIe card to hit the market. That means ...

Understanding Your Tuner Options

Thursday, April 3rd, 2008

When shopping for a television, you will notice that there are a whole lot of terms being thrown around. Making sense out of these terms can be confusing at times, particularly since different manufactures often use different terms to describe the same thing. One term you may have noticed when ...

Sony Won’t Be Manufacturing Converter Boxes

Friday, March 21st, 2008

As February 2009 draws closer, it should come as no surprise that many companies are clamoring to be the ones to provide digital converters to the public. After all, with the government planning to help with the purchase of millions of these little gadgets, there certainly will be plenty ...

Making Sense Out of Tuners

Sunday, March 2nd, 2008

All of this talk about tuners and digital broadcasts may be a bit confusing, despite the fact that a mandatory plan was implemented way back in 2002 by the FCC to gradually start integrating digital broadcast tuners into digital television monitors. In addition to being integrated into digital television ...

Getting Prepared for the Big Switch Over

Thursday, February 28th, 2008

As I have mentioned before, all broadcasts will be switched to digital on February 17, 2009. Therefore, if you hope to still watch television, you will need to either upgrade to an HDTV or you will need to purchase a digital over-the-air STB tuner to connect to your television. Determining ...

The Resolution Game

Saturday, February 2nd, 2008

There is a great deal of debate and confusion when it comes to resolution and HDTVs. With so many terms, such as “1080p True HD” and “1080p Full HD” being thrown around, it is easy to see why consumers are feeling so confused by their options and aren’t certain ...

Getting an HDTV Converter for Your Television

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008

If you have been hearing all of the buzz about how analog broadcasting will become obsolete by the end of 2009, you might be worried that it means you will need to purchase a new television. Although some television companies have tried to send the message that non-HDTVs will ...

Silicone Image Reveals Two New Receivers

Monday, January 21st, 2008

Silicone Image Inc introduced two interesting new receivers at the 2008 International Consumer Electronics Show. Both are capable of providing consumers with HDMI 1.3 HDTV features , which includes 1080p Deep Color as well as x.v.Color expanded color.One of these new receivers, the Sil9223 four-port receiver, is an integrated ...

High Definition TV Receivers

Friday, January 11th, 2008

You need more than just a High Definition TV to get HDTV broadcasts; the missing piece to getting the magic of HDTV in your home is the receiver. You may also see the HDTV receiver referred to as the HDTV tuner, the HDTV decoder, or the set-up box. The receiver's ...