Television Standards Conversion - DTV To Analog Converters For Consumers

DTV To Analog Converters For Consumers

A digital television adapter, (CECB), or digital-to-analog converter (box), is a device that receives, by means of an antenna, a digital television (DTV) transmission, and converts that signal into an analog television signal that can be received and displayed on an analog television.

These boxes cheaply convert HDTV (16:9 at 720 or 1080) to (NTSC or PAL at 4:3). Very little is known about the specific conversion technologies used by these converter boxes in the PAL and NTSC zones.

Downconversion is usually required, hence very little image quality loss is perceived by viewers at the recommended viewing distance with most TV sets.

See also (Americas)

  • ATSC tuner
  • Digital television
  • Digital television adapter
  • DTV transition in the United States
  • Set-top box

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