Question About DTV

Discussion in 'General Off-Topic Chat' started by science, Sep 20, 2008.

  1. science
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    I live in residence, and have no TV in my room, so I was thinking of buying this... CLICK ME!

    But the problem is, I don't think I have a cable jack in my room. I might... but WHAT IS THIS I HAVE ONE OF THESE IN MY ROOM?

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    Is there possibly cable behind it?

    And if the answer is no, then I was thinking of buying one of these... CLICK ME!

    Now, they seem great and all, but my question is... will these be affected by the switch to DTV? I know antenna TVs are affected, but do these count?
     
  2. PizzaPasta

    PizzaPasta Son of p1ngpong

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    Can you pry that little circle out?
     
  3. science
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    No, its all one piece. But I could take the faceplate off and see whats behind, but I don't want to get electrocuted lol
     
  4. DSGamer64

    DSGamer64 Canadian, Eh?

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    You won't get electrocuted. If you don't have TV in your room, odds are there isn't a signal even if there is a cable.
     
  5. science
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    Suites have cable jacks, so I think the cable is live, if there is cable. I might have a screwdriver, I'll open it up and see whats in it.
     
  6. Linkiboy

    Linkiboy GBAtemp Testing Area

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    I'd borrow an antenna to first see if you get a signal. I don't know how its in Canada, but I have a 10$ cheapo HDTV antenna and I get about 7 HD channels.
     
  7. The Worst

    The Worst Banned

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    if you can find a live cable you can split it and get free cable. if not you will also need a tuner CLICK HERE!

    I suggest unscrewing that panel and trying to find a cable to split.


    EDIT: hmmm, This says it has a tuner in it, but with the other thing you get a remote!
     
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