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ATSC stands for Advanced Television Systems Committee. It is the new organization created to establish technical standards for new television systems in the U.S. The old standards are referred to as NTSC, which was named for the National Television Systems Committee that established rules in 1953.

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What is an ATSC tuner used for?

ATSC stands for Advanced Television System Committee. It allows for the reception of digital television in digital televisions. It is also called an ATSC receiver.

Do you still need a HD antenna on your TV if it has ATSC built in to it?

To receive Broadcast Television Signals of NTSC Analog or ATSC Digital a television antenna is needed. If the TV has ATSC built in , then a converter box will not be needed.

How do you find out if your Apex television has a built-in ATSC tuner?

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How do you find out if your Sanyo television has a built-in ATSC tuner?

Hi, If you can go to your user's menu on the TV and do a search for digital channels (as compared to analog channels) then you have an ATSC tuner. Cubby

How do you know a tv is digital?

If it has a built-n digital (ATSC) tuner.

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What is Integrated ATSC tv tuner?

Hi, An ATSC tuner works by generating audio and video signals that are picked up from over the air TV broadcasts. ATSC tuners provide the following functions: demodulation, transport stream demultiplexing, decompression, error correction, analog to digital conversion, AV synchronization and media reformatting to fit the specific type of TV screen optimally. If it's integrated, that would mean that it's integrated into the system. If you have a digital tuner, it's probably safe to say that you have an ATSC tuner. Hope that helps, Cubby

Do you need hd antennea if you have a built in atsc tuner?

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What do you need to be able to decode NTSC ATSC or PAL transmissions for viewing on a computer?

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Do you need an antenna if you have a tv with an atsc tuner?

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What do you need to do to be able to use your old television and aerial antenna after spring 2009?

If your old tv has no built in ATSC Digital Tuner , then you need a digital to analog converter box. This box receives the ATSC Digital Signal and converts it to NTSC Analog , for Tv's that only have a NTSC Analog tuner.

What is the difference between NTSC and HDTV?

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Code JVC TV for RCA Digital ATSC converter remote?

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Does the sony grand wega KDF-E42A10 have a digital tuner?

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What is the cheapest USB ATSC TV Tuner that is Linux compatible?

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How do i set up my antenna for a atsc tv tuner enabled tv?

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What is a built-in ntsc atsc qam digital tuner?

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Can a digital TV receive analog signals?

Yes if it has a NTSC Analog tuner and No a ATSC Digital Tuner will not receive NTSC Analog and vice versa.

Where can you get free technical information on ntsc atsc qam tuners?

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Time Warner Cable has a 9 dollars and 99 cent deal how many channels are provided I live in the El Paso area?

It will only be your local channels, nothing else. If this "basic" package stayed at $9.99 for the next couple of years, I'd recommend it. Knowing Time Warner they'll jack the price up after a year to $20-25. All of these channels you can get for free with an antenna and a TV with an ATSC tuner or a digital converter box on your TV without an ATSC tuner.

What is ATSC and NTSC?

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Will a cable compatible tv receive digital broadcasts?

Only if the TV has a digital (ATSC) tuner. If it has an analog (NTSC) tuner only, it will not work with over-the-air digital broadcasts. In that case you'll need some sort of converter.

Will you still get xtra tv channels with a standard set top box?

Like for example , but not only example , 7.1 , 7.2 , 7.3 , 7.4 , the answer is , YES. The set top digital to analog converter boxes receive and display all ATSC Digital signals.

Does Quasar VV2008 have an ATSC Tuner?

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