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All antennas are the same as far as receiving a signal. There are some antennas built for converter boxes that have a rotor (to better aim the antenna) and built in amplifier to boost the signal coming down the coax cable (something I strongly recommend) and use a special cable to connect to the converter box.
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No. In fact, there really is no such thing as a "digital" antenna. Companies that make TV antennas put things like "HD ready" or "Digital TV ready" as a marketin…g scheme to get consumers to upgrade or replace their existing TV antennas. The truth is this: There is no difference between antennas used for analog TV and antennas used for digital TV. Digital TV channels operate on the same frequencies as analog TV channels. Digital TV just uses less bandwidth due to the ability to compress the signal. You may find that you do need a better antenna, however, if you watch any stations with a weak signal. This is because a poor digital signal causes the picture and sound to break up. It is much more frustrating to watch TV with "broken up" digital video and audio than an analog signal with "snowy" video and audio.
You need a VHF/UHF antenna (channels 2 to 60 ). Check out: http://www.fcc.gov/cgb/consumerfacts/digitaltv.html
Yes, you will need an antenna to pick up the digital signal through the air.
Short answer: Yes! Longer answer: Digital TV and Analog TV share much in common; they are both radio signals, and in the same bands -- in fact the channel number ass…ignments for the physical channels are identical. Your rooftop antenna picks up the radio signal no matter what is encoded on it. It is up to the receiver (your converter box, f'r'instance) to make sense of what comes from that antenna. Select a VHF/UHF type.
If you get your signal from a cable company you might, all cable companies are not the same.
The antenna can't tell if it is receiving analog or digital. They are the same. However, some antennae are 'banded' to receive a group of channels and reject others. A high ba…nd antenna in a weak signal area may not receive the low band digital channels with sufficient strength to 'lock'.
No, it needs a digital converter box.
You will need a antenna if you don't have cable or Satellite.
The digital TV antennas were made when the analog satellites for TVs went to a Digital satellite. With a converter box and the digital antennas it still makes it possible to u…se TV that still use the old rabbit ears.
No, you do not need a digital converter box to use a DVD Player, all you need is a TV.
Digital converter boxes can be bought from many electronic retailers online and offline. Best Buy and Walmart both stock many kinds of digital converter boxes while Amazon sto…cks these products online.
One disadvantage is that the ability to record one programme whilst watching another programme at the same time is not possible when using a digital converter box.
Put an digital receiver at the end of it. The antenna does not change to receive a digital signal, it is passive.
Depends. Do you need a converter box to hook up the TV to the antenna? No. You just connect the antenna to the TV's antenna input. Do you need the converter box to see "X"… channel? Maybe. If "X" isn't broadcasting "over the air" in your location, then you will need a) cable or satellite service and b) the converter box.
No, you should not need a digital converter box anymore (unless youare still using an old analog television). Most digital televisionssold are capable of receiving both digita…l signals and the fewremaining analog signals (permitted for very low power stationsonly at this time).