[PLUG-TALK] New TV for Mom - Analog to Digital box

Bill Barry bill at billbarry.org
Wed Mar 9 11:50:54 PST 2011

On Wed, Mar 9, 2011 at 11:38 AM, Michael <michael at jamhome.us> wrote:
> My Mom's TV died.  My sisters and I decided to replace it. (She currently
> has a 14" loaner with no remote.
> The rub is that her cable service, from Charter Communications, is analog.
> A call to Charter (answered by a human being!) reveals that to switch to a
> digital plan will significantly bump up her bill. They also offered to rent
> a analog->digital box for $5 a month.
> It's easy to find analog to digital converters, the reverse not so.  Can any
> of you point me to a place to get such a thing?

The were all over the place when the conversion was taking place. The
government was even giving out discount coupons to buy them.  I don't
even use mine anymore, but would like to keep it for a while. It has a
URL on the device http://www.dsconverter.com/

Maybe there are some on Craig's list.


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