Not All Consumers Are Idiots

Doug Lung’s RF Report today discusses an FCC report on the testing of 136 digital-television converter boxes, presented at the IEEE Broadcast Symposium. Twelve boxes failed to work, 30% couldn’t get Daylight Savings Time right, both single-conversion and dual-conversion tuners had interference issues, “some of the boxes had problems with output video quality, and at least one could not handle some of the ATSC standard formats without problems.”

Here’s a link to Doug’s report, which contains a link to the FCC report (which, unfortunately, doesn’t list brands):

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