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An ATSC HD tuner for an HD plasma monitor

by BRISK495 / March 19, 2007 7:49 AM PDT

I wanted to see what a good HD tuner would be for an HD plasma monitor. I saw the HUMAX ATSC tuner...but I also saw others. SOme are alot more then others. I am getting a monitor soon and it doesn not have a tuner installed. What do people recommend? I was looking for a tuner to just display som local HD channels vs getting HD cable (it isnt available to me in my apartment yet anyway) Also, I see som eof the tuners are more and may have other features...I wouldnt mind paying the money for a tuner/DVD player/digital recorder if this is something I will have for a very long time...Thanks for your help in advance!!

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Why..
by HTHMAN / March 19, 2007 10:52 AM PDT

are you buying a monitor if you want a digital tuner? It would be a lot cheaper to buy a TV with a built in tuner than to use an add-on. Or, are you talking about a computor monitor that you want to watch TV on? If so, you could buy a tuner card for your computer.

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the reason is...
by BRISK495 / March 19, 2007 11:37 AM PDT
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i bought a professional panosonic plasma and the picture performs better then regular consumer models. also, this will be be kind of a temporary solution unil i move into a house....if a tuner is 50- 100 ucks, i dont think it will be a big deal because when imove i wont have cable for awhile...since i will be working on my house. those fw months will pay for this tuner....even if there is a tuner upscaling dvd player that performs well, that ill be worth it to me too

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check these players w/ tuners out
by hyghwayman / March 19, 2007 5:04 PM PDT
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same boat here...
by ..ben / March 19, 2007 11:55 PM PDT
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$50 to a 100, I don't think so;
by ahtoi / March 19, 2007 6:31 PM PDT
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around $250 is more like it.

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Mr brisk here is what you do
by stewart norrie / March 20, 2007 8:55 AM PDT
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Get Dish network rite now you can put the dish near a window or or whatever temperally until you move, Just buy the basic packeage and add add the hi-def and Voom for only $15.00 extra Then when you move Dish will install there system permintly and after that get your self a sweet 5.1. audio system with a hokin subwoffer. Also dish will give you all the network hi-def channels for free good day steweeeeeeeeeeeeee

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