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TV Converter Boxes make a come-back.

As of this writing, it's been 1 year, 8 months and change since the official cutover to digital broadcasting. By this time you would think that all the converter boxes would have been sold a long time ago and the market for these devices would have shriveled up…

WRONG! Even after 20 months, the number of digital to analog converter boxes purchased continues to amaze me. In fact, so too the box manufacturers. Shortly after the cutover date of June 12th, 2009, many manufacturers stopped making boxes and only the low quality or "dogs" were left on the shelves. It didn't take long though, and a number of these companies realized the market was still alive and well and went back into production.

I did a not-so-scientific poll to see why people are still buying these units and it became clear; People see these boxes as a way to save money. Especially in this time of economic woes, cutting the cable bill out of the monthly expenses is a real quick and easy way to add money back into the household budget.

In almost every TV market, the big 5 networks have a station broadcasting free over-the-air television programming. Sure, you won't be getting the latest show on HBO, but you'll be saving a ton on the cable bill and might even be able to save enough money in a month to take the family out for a night together.

Looking for and finding a TV Converter Box is once again easy. The best box manufactures are once again in the game so reverting back to free TV is a great way to make budgetary savings a reality.

Visit the DTA Converter Box page to see what's returned to the shelves.

Digital Converter Boxes Still Available

More than a year after the official cutover date to digital television broadcasts, the venerable digital-to-analog TV converter box is still in demand.

Maybe it's the tough economy and people are finding ways to cut expenses, or maybe instead of buying a new TV, people are putting old sets back into service, or maybe the first box they bought has given up the ghost... Whatever the reason, people are still looking for a good converter box for home use.

Luckily there are still a couple of manufacturers still making these units.

One of the best is still available and ready for immediate delivery. The Zinwell ZAT-970A Digital to Analog TV Converter Box has been a solid performer since its introduction. This unit has also received high marks from consumers and continues to be a favorite pick.

My sponsor still has these units available for around $40 and is currently sending them out with free shipping.

If you are still in the market for one of these puppies, I suggest you move without haste and get one of these on the way to your home. I can't predict how long these units will remain available.

TV Converter Boxes are Almost GONE!

If you haven't noticed, it's almost impossible to find a decent converter box any more - and with good reason.

The converter box market was a one time shot and all the major manufacturers have ceased production and have moved on to other ventures.

If you still haven't got your box or want to trade up, I'm afraid you're in for a disappointment. There are very few boxes left and those that are left aren't very good.

If you want to try, feel free to visit this link, it's
The Last Available TV Converter Boxes on the Planet

If that don't suit ya, you can always head over to eBay but I would be leery of what's there too.

The smart and logical choice at this time is to invest in a new HD TV. You can find a nice starter
selection by visiting Are You Ready for a new HD Television?

Good luck Mateys!!