HD Decoder box WITHOUT DirecTV built-in???

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  1. JasonKrol

    JasonKrol Supporting Actor

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    Do these things even exist?! I dont really want DirecTV but I do want to get OTA HD. Are there any HD Decoder boxes that arent also a DirecTV Receiver combo. All of these combo boxes are like $500+ and I dont really want to spend that much for a few local channels in HD.

    Any help is greatly appreciated!! Thanks!
     
  2. Scott Merryfield

    Scott Merryfield Executive Producer

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    The only current model I am aware of is the Samsung SIR-T150. This is an OTA ATSC tuner only -- it will not even receive analog NTSC broadcasts.

    I am using one paired with a Toshiba 56H80 HD-ready TV. The Samsung works very well. A $100 manufacturer's rebate was being offered, but I believe that ended recently.
     

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