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  1. ThomasC

    HDTV over antenna - questions

    The PC has a hard drive and expandibility so you can record lots of HD shows. HD DVRs aren't cheap.
  2. ThomasC

    HDTV over antenna - questions

    Yeah, it can be a hassle. I was able to get my Pentium 3 computer down to one fan, and it was in the power supply, so it's pretty much dead silent. You have to boot up and everything, so unless you enjoy this kind of stuff, I wouldn't recommend it. Every once in a while I like playing around...
  3. ThomasC

    HDTV over antenna - questions

    Great! I saw "HD Ready" in the product page title on Amazon, and that should only be associated with TVs that don't have a HD tuner. However, in the details section, it does mention that it does have a HD tuner, so it's a bit confusing.
  4. ThomasC

    HDTV over antenna - questions

    Having a cable card is not the same as having a HD tuner. Your model does not have a HD tuner, it is only HD ready. I did a quick search for a HD tuner and came up with this: http://www.amazon.com/Samsung-DTBH26.../dp/B000JV6TQY Here's a discussion of that particular tuner at AVS...
  5. ThomasC

    HDTV over antenna - questions

    How far are the towers from your house? If your HDTV is "HD Ready," you'll need to buy a HD tuner which costs $150-200, I think. If your HDTV has a HD tuner, all you need is an antenna. If you're not sure whether your HDTV has a HD tuner or not, let us know the make and model of your HDTV.
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