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Digital receivers for cable TV

Posted by on September 12, 2019 – 11:49 am

Digital receivers for cable TV

If you subscribe to a digital cable service, you probably rent a set-top box from your cable operator. Did you know that you could buy a CableCARD-ready (sometimes called “plug and play” or “digital cable-ready”) device instead? If you purchase a television or set-top box that is CableCARD-ready, you can watch cable television without renting a set-top box from your cable operator. All you need to do is purchase a CableCARD-ready device (such as a television or set-top box) from your nearest retailer and insert a CableCARD into the device. You can…

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Digital cable Adapter for analog TV

Posted by on September 3, 2019 – 11:48 am

Digital cable Adapter for analog TV

Analog TVs can receive digital television (DTV) signals by using a “Digital-to-Analog Converter Box” that can be purchased at retail stores. If you wish to watch over-the-air programming with an antenna (such as “rabbit ears” on your TV or an antenna on your roof) from stations that broadcast in digital (such as full-power stations) and stations that broadcast in analog (such as low-power, Class A or TV translator stations), you should choose one of the following options: or; Option 2: Purchase any Converter Box and use either of the following set-ups…

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Digital Boxes for cable TV

Posted by on August 25, 2019 – 11:47 am

Digital Boxes for cable TV

A cable converter box or television converter box is an electronic tuning device that transposes/converts any of the available channels from a cable television service to an analog RF signal on a single channel, usually VHF channel 3 or 4, or to a different output for digital televisions such as HDMI. The device allows a television set that is not “cable ready” to receive cable channels. While later televisions were cable ready with a standard converter built-in, the existence of premium television (aka pay per view) and the advent of digital…

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Digital cable TV descramblers

Posted by on August 8, 2019 – 09:37 am

Digital cable TV descramblers

A cable descrambler is a device which decodes a cable television signal, so that it will display on your television. Cable subscribers ordinarily get a cable box directly from the cable company when they sign up for regular or digital cable. Based upon the subscription they select, certain channels are descrambled while others remain scrambled. There may be additional features to permit cable customers to watch pay per view or on demand shows and movies. It is also possible to purchase cable descramblers. If the use of the cable box is authorized…

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Digital cable Tv Set Top box

Posted by on May 28, 2019 – 08:39 am

Digital cable Tv Set Top box

Digital Signals: MCTV systems are 100% digital. This means that any device with an analog TV tuner (TV set, VCR, TiVo, etc.) must be connected to a set-top box in order to receive viewable pictures. Digital TV Sets: Some digital TV sets are equipped with a digital tuner that is capable of tuning digital TV signals without a set-top box. Furthermore, some digital TV sets are capable of receiving special data, called PSIP data, which provides tuning information to the viewer. This includes on-screen labeling of TV networks and an orderly and systematic…

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Digital cable to analog TV converter

Posted by on May 19, 2019 – 08:37 am

Digital cable to analog TV converter

Digital-to-analog converter boxes became a necessity for owners of older televisions with analog tuners to receive over-the-air TV signals when full-power stations in the U.S. completed the transition to digital broadcasts in 2009. However, these converters are only designed to receive and decode OTA signals, and they will have no effect on cable TV reception. Digital Converters A digital converter box acts as a liaison between the antenna and the TV, receiving the signals available at that location, which are broadcast as streams of digital data…

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Optical digital audio cable for Apple TV

Posted by on March 8, 2019 – 07:41 am

Optical digital audio cable for Apple TV

Best Answer: You can use this cable to connect your Airport Express to your home stereo (or theater) receiver if your receiver has an optical (AKA Toslink) digital input. Apple Support has a How-To article about it, search for How to set up and configure AirPort Express for AirPlay and iTunes The 3.5 mm output on the Airport Express is both analog and mini-Toslink optical, just like on a Mac. The Airport Express has an internal Digital to Analog Converter (DAC) which provides the signal for the analog output. Experts report that the internal DAC…

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Digital TV providers in my area

Posted by on February 18, 2019 – 07:27 am

Digital TV providers in my area

* The availability of services, pricing and offerings displayed on are for residential NEW RCN customers only. Commercial and business pricing and service offerings differ. Other restrictions may apply. Service offerings are contingent upon RCN verification that the specific address covered by the service request is an RCN serviceable location. Prices do not include taxes, franchise fees or other surcharges. Learn more about taxes and surcharges. Services and pricing are subject to change. Services are subject to RCN’s customer terms and conditions…

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Digital Television services

Posted by on January 31, 2019 – 07:14 am

Digital Television services

Global management consulting and technology services company Accenture bolstered its digital video services offerings Tuesday, announcing an agreement to buy Dublin-based S3 TV Technology Services. Accenture ACN, +0.87% said the acquisition, which includes S3’s testing platform and video consulting capabilities, will help it work with media clients to develop sophisticated digital systems and experiences. “Now it’s not just about delivering a stream, but providing a complex and sophisticated user experience, ” said Youssef Tuma, Accenture’s chief…

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Digital cable TV technology

Posted by on January 12, 2019 – 09:01 am

Digital cable TV technology

Digital is the new buzzword for television. If you re in the market for a new television or watch any TV at all, you ve probably heard about high-definition TV, digital satellite and digital cable. However, if you re one of the millions of television viewers who still have an analog TV and have no trouble watching all TV channels thanks to your trusty convertor box, you may wonder what exactly is so special about digital TV. Meaning of Digital Digital technologies, such as digital TV, code data into discrete states or values. For instance, computers…

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