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Can I connect a Samsung HDTV Tuner to my analog cable system

I am thinking about getting an HDTV tuner before I get an HD compatible tv or tv/monitor. I would like to know will the tuner convert my analog signal or do I need to have digital cable to see my HD channels. A second part to this question is, will I get better reception on my Akai analog tv channels if I hold off on the new LCD tv or tv/monitor at this time. I am thinking of getting the Samsung HDTV Teresstrial Tuner model:SIRT451. I have Comast Cable standard package. Thanks G.W.A

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In reply to: Can I connect a Samsung HDTV Tuner to my analog cable system

Why but the HDTV tuner if you are not ready for it yet? Keep the money in your pocket.

If the question is; will my HDTV received my analog cable signals? the answer is most likely yes.

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Thanks, ahtoi for the info and the advice I think I will take it and wait until I am ready and just buy an HDTV. I wasn't really thinking it through and was buying on impulse not common sense. G.W.A.

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