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Quick HDTV swtich question

by AKIELB / September 14, 2008 1:34 AM PDT

I have a family friend that only has Ariel TV at his place. He has a big Ariel on the top of his house. He said that he is planning on getting a couple of the set top boxes for the switch over.

My question is, does he need to replace the Ariel with an HDTV model? or will his old Ariel with an HD capable one to work with the set top box????

Thanks

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It's not a HDTV switch.
by Kees Bakker / September 14, 2008 1:42 AM PDT

It's a switch from SD (Standard Definition) analog to SD digital. And the set top box does the conversion from digital (that it receives) to analog (what the old TV needs).

Kees

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I would say ...not at this point.
by ahtoi / September 14, 2008 5:03 AM PDT

Change only if it needs to be change later on. It maybe ok as is right now.

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