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Topic # 25337 18-Aug-2008 22:33
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Does anyone know if TVs with integrated tv tuners (such as the sony series and the recently released Panasonic TH-50Z850) also have analogue tuners? Reason I ask is I combine my sky signal with the UHF signal (via RF) and then split it into all the bedrooms in the house.  Can I still tune into the analogue sky signal on these integrated HDTVs?

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  Reply # 157854 18-Aug-2008 23:15
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Yes, but my experiance with getting dvb-t is that its not very tollerant of being run thru a crap modulator like in a vcr or a skybox, seems the overloading of the useless mixer in the modulator damages the dvb signal, much like it adds herringbone to analog channels. I had to use a backwards splitter to mix the 2 signals rather then rely on the passthru port.




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  Reply # 157957 19-Aug-2008 12:44
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So these TVs have both a digital and an analogue tuner built in?

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  Reply # 157960 19-Aug-2008 12:59
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Have not seen the Panny or Sharp series yet but the Sonys have both analog as well as digital, one button on the remote switches between them, painless.

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