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Mits. 55-807 and set top decoder


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#1 of 2 OFFLINE   Matt Brighton

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Posted July 07 2003 - 06:23 AM

I have the above mentioned model of TV and love it. I do, however, want to get the set top box decoder so that when I move out to the DC area in a few months, I can enjoy HDTV. Now, I've seen the prices of these vary all over the place, but I was scanning eBay and it looks like I can pick one up for about $150. What I want to know is, assuming I find one that works with my TV; is that all I'll need to do or will it require some "activation" on my part (or a local home theater store)? Or is it just $150 standing in the way of me enjoying HDTV?

Thanks in advance for any and all help...

-Matt
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#2 of 2 OFFLINE   Jack Briggs

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Posted July 07 2003 - 07:03 AM

For OTA signals, you don't need any sort of "acitivation" from any sort of content provider. So the STB will work, assuming it's in good condition.