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Channel Master CM-7000 Still Available - But Where?

I still have people asking me if the Channel Master CM-7000 dta converter box is still available. It is, but not like you might expect...

This box was a champ right from the start and it quickly flew off the shelves anywhere it was being sold. Incidentally, I reviewed this box more than a year and a half ago. My Review of the Channel Master CM7000 can be found by clicking that link. People still want to know where they can get one of these digital converter boxes.

My answer is eBay! None of the conventional box stores or online outlets have these units anymore but there are people on ebay selling these as they have moved up to a digital tv and no longer need them.

However, you will notice something a bit odd about this source - and that is: you are going to most likely pay MORE for it on eBay than you would have if you bought the unit new. Yes, MORE.

This is a testament to how well this box performs and how much it's in demand. Unlike all the other converter boxes on ebay, the number of people listing them is few and the prices are high. I know this first hand as I recently bought one myself for a tv I picked up at an estate sale.

I wanted the best and so I had to pay for it. You won't pay an arm and a leg but you will have to fork over about $20 more than it would have cost brand new. I must admit that I was hoping for a bargain, but the truth of the matter is that it is worth every penny I paid for it. I don't regret having gotten this box because it performs flawlessly and it has some great features.

If you want one of these for yourself, you can visit this Channel Master CM7000 Converter Box link and hopefully get one sent your way.

...Not a normal source for this box, but a good one none-the-less.

UPDATE (July-2011):
Just as I had mentioned in another post made here where I talk about manufacturers restarting production, I found an online source that has gotten back into the game with this converter boxes as well. Now you can once again buy a brand new Channel Master CM-7000 converter box. I'm guessing these won't last long though as this is one fantastic box and is sure to be snatched up quick.

Channel Master CM7000 ATSC Digital Converter Box CM7000

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!!