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post #1 of 3 Old 01-04-2007, 06:35 PM - Thread Starter
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My TV does not have QAM tuner.

I DO have basic cable from comcast, I am using OTA for HD now.
But I would like to use cable for local HD channels.

I understand that I need QAM tuner for that.

Is there any QAM tuner available for this purpose.

I was looking in forum about this.
I saw few like samsung SIR-TS360 , MOTOROLA DCT6412 etc.

Are they only for Direct TV, DISH Network ??

Please help me out here.
Thanks
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post #2 of 3 Old 01-04-2007, 07:17 PM
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See the list at

http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showthread.php?t=179095

Scroll down to the section "Over the air DTV/HDTV" and pay attention to the entries marked "QAM in the clear". Those units are capable of both ATSC (OTA) and QAM (cable) reception.
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Don't spend the money until you are sure your cable provider is broadcasting HD in clear QAM. I can only get one this way, use OTA for most. - DRb
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