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Old 06-23-2013, 04:12 PM   #1
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What external HDTV tuner should I use?

I am ditching Comcast (good riddance!) and switching to an HDTV antenna. However, I still have one analog TV connected to a Series 2 TiVo, and it looks like there's not a very good selection of digital tuners available these days.

What tuner would you recommend for me to connect a Series 2 TiVo to an HD antenna?
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Old 06-23-2013, 05:56 PM   #2
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http://support.tivo.com/app/answers/...onverter%20box
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Old 06-23-2013, 06:20 PM   #3
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...and switching to an HDTV antenna...
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... to an HD antenna?
There is no such thing....
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Old 06-23-2013, 08:25 PM   #4
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I am ditching Comcast (good riddance!) and switching to an HDTV antenna. However, I still have one analog TV connected to a Series 2 TiVo, and it looks like there's not a very good selection of digital tuners available these days.

What tuner would you recommend for me to connect a Series 2 TiVo to an HD antenna?
You want a digital converter, not a digital tuner. Try a Google search and see what you come up with.
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Old 06-23-2013, 08:37 PM   #5
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My worthless opinion would be try to get either the Channel Master or Zenith models listed on that site and to stay away from the RCA and the Venturer.
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Old 06-23-2013, 08:55 PM   #6
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My worthless opinion would be try to get either the Channel Master or Zenith models listed on that site and to stay away from the RCA and the Venturer.
My S2 540 is connected to an APEX box.
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Old 06-24-2013, 08:05 AM   #7
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There is no such thing....
That's not what Best Buy wants you to believe.
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Old 06-24-2013, 10:31 AM   #8
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That's not what Best Buy wants you to believe.
I'm almost scared to enter a Best Buy again. Have you seen any of the YouTube videos of their "pregame" rituals? I'm afraid that they'd want to use me as a human sacrifice to the Consumer Gods.
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Old 06-26-2013, 11:14 PM   #9
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Okay, I ordered a used Zenith DTT901 from eBay for $30. Thank you very much for the help!
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Old 06-27-2013, 02:54 PM   #10
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I'm almost scared to enter a Best Buy again. Have you seen any of the YouTube videos of their "pregame" rituals? I'm afraid that they'd want to use me as a human sacrifice to the Consumer Gods.
Plus it is such a pain to get out the door if you happen to purchase something. I shouldn't have to prove I purchased an item.
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Old 06-27-2013, 05:12 PM   #11
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I'm all 4 the receipt at the door check if it keeps prices down.

At lunch today I stopped by a Best Buy to pick up a cheep thumb drive for the one I forgot this morning. The police followed me in it appears that there was a family of 5 and each member was trying to walk out with a unpaid item the youngest was probably 6 years old and had an Best Buy bag with several DVD's or Games. The Father tried to walk out with a good sized TV I guess that set off the alarm because the receipt checker normally is not there at noon during the week.

Sorry to be off-topic just seemed too coincidental not to share.
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