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madean
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Registered: ‎01-12-2011
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missing channels with built in digital tuner

since this week's transition, i can't get channels (like msnbc for example) even though i have a digital tuner in the Vizio tv.should I still need a converter box?
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WarEagle57
Posts: 10,673
Registered: ‎12-31-2004

Re: missing channels with built in digital tuner

You should be able to get at least two free DTAs from Comcast.

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madean
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Registered: ‎01-12-2011

Re: missing channels with built in digital tuner

i was getting HD signals on most channels before. The DTAs are not HD.
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Joe
Posts: 7,123
Registered: ‎06-30-2003

Re: missing channels with built in digital tuner

Yes you will still need a dta box to get back all the channels you lost

 

for now rescan your TV

 some station had two channels a analog and digital one

 

BTW the dta will be free ,no charge per month and in most cases you will get a digital box free as well.

Need to call or visit office for details

 

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WarEagle57
Posts: 10,673
Registered: ‎12-31-2004

Re: missing channels with built in digital tuner

You can get a splitter so that you can still use your TV HD tuner for the local channels.

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madean
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Registered: ‎01-12-2011

Re: missing channels with built in digital tuner

I knew that. That was my last resort though.

 

Thanks for the quick help!