Entertainment Any HD receiver recommendations?

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  1. HowardsPrenup

    HowardsPrenup Well-Known Member

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    Proud new owner of a gigantic Vizio smartcast TV with tablet remote. It requires an external HD receiver to watch the network channels. Browsing amazon and the top sellers don't have solid 4 star reviews. Any advice would be appreciated :thumbup2:
     
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    Is a TV or just a monitor? Why would a TV need a receiver?
     
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    You mean a digital antenna?
     
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    Leafs are supposed to be good
     
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    Nope, I need an HD tuner/receiver. That will allow me to use the HD antenna
     
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    I'm checking that out meow
     
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    Oh. Shit, I dunno then.
     
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    The top seller on Amazon is 3.5 stars for just $30. Cheap investment I guess
     
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    Here's a tip. Take the fucking thing back and get a proper TV.
     
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    Yeah, I dunno anything needing an HD receiver. I have a 4K 55 inch Samsung. All you have to do is connect it to your wireless network and you're good.

    Why does it need the receiver anyway? Does it convert HD signal?
     
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    Type this into google.. "a clue"
     
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    Are you not getting cable? Just hook up cable or get something like Playstation Vue.
     
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    It's the newest Vizio model, doesn't have the channel component. It's HDMI or AirPlay from the tablet, no tv component option. Brand new concept
     
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    What fucking idiot decided on not putting a tuner in an expensive TV?
     
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    I have sling tv but quality sucks. I'm done paying for cable. I'll watch it free from now on
     
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    70" screen more than makes up for it
     
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