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Cedric
08-30-2006, 03:42 PM
My old man recently bought a Sony SXRC widescreen. It says "hd tuner intergrated".

Now is that just for the local on air channels? Won't he still need a HD satellite reciever from Directv? Which is his carrier.

Thanks.

WMR
08-30-2006, 03:46 PM
Yup. He'll still need to get an HD Receiver and subscribe to DirecTV's HD Channel package.

Reds Fanatic
08-30-2006, 03:57 PM
He would need either a tuner or a HD cable box or he can buy a antenna that will pick up local stations that are available in HD. On my TVs I use a Time Warner HD cable box that gives me the HD channels they carry. I also have a HD antenna hooked up which allows me to get one of the local Dayton stations that are not carried in HD on Time Warner.

919191
08-30-2006, 04:11 PM
The integrated tuner really only applies to over-the-air broadcasts. For cable or DTV/DIsh HD you need one of their HD recievers and all the proper cables. Skip Monster- you overpay for what you need. As for the antennae, therre is no true HD antennae- that is just marketing. You just eed a good standard antennae that picks up the signals, Some HD broadcasts ar in UHF and some are in VHF. Here are some good sights for information.

http://www.keohi.com/keohihdtv/index.htm
http://www.highdefforum.com/
http://www.satelliteguys.us/forumdisplay.php?f=4

Cedric
08-30-2006, 04:46 PM
Thanks all.