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

wes plug at the-wes.com
Wed Mar 9 12:02:54 PST 2011

I sort of suspect you have the terms reversed - you are probably talking
about connecting a newer TV (with no coax input) to an older, analog cable

Only a small number of TVs will truly not support analog signals - you may
have to use something to convert from coax to RCA (a tuner box) but the TV
itself will almost certainly support what you need. I have not actually seen
a TV yet that will not support analog, but I won't try to claim that one
does not exist.

What model TV do you want to get for mother dearest?


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?
> --
> Michael Rasmussen
> http://www.jamhome.us/
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