Questions and answers

Can I buy a TV adapter for Comcast?

Can I buy a TV adapter for Comcast?

Customers can make an appointment for a professional installation for a fee. But they can also order the adapter box for free by phone or on the Internet, or they can pick it up at a Comcast store. Comcast is providing two adapters free for its customers but will charge $1.99 a month for additional ones.

What does a digital transport adapter do?

Digital Transport Adapters (DTAs) are one-way devices that convert incoming digital signals into analog signals that can be viewed by older television sets. Most are simple “channel zappers” that do not support on-board electronic program guides nor can handle interactive applications such as video on demand (VoD).

What is a digital adapter for cable TV?

A digital television adapter (DTA), commonly known as a converter box or decoder box, is a television tuner that receives a digital television (DTV) transmission, and converts the digital signal into an analog signal that can be received and displayed on an analog television set.

Do you need a converter box for a digital TV?

Converter boxes were created for the purpose of converting the digital broadcast signal to an analog signal for analog televisions. However, if you already have a television that can receive digital signals, then you do not need a converter box.

What does the Comcast adapter do?

The TV Adapter is a small device that lets you enjoy content from an all-digital cable network, right on your analog TV. Since the TV Adapter has coaxial input/output only, you won’t have access to such features as premium channels (HBO, Showtime, Starz, etc.), Pay Per View or Xfinity On Demand programming.

Do I need a digital adapter for my smart TV?

No converter needed. If you have a smart TV, it already has a digital tuner. As suggested all you will likely need is and antenna, your local store being familiar with your area would be the best place to start.