ATSC tuner

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ATSC tuner

A digital television (DTV) tuner in a TV set. See DTV, ATSC and ACATS.
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To experience the improved quality digital broadcasting allows, a digital television or desktop HDTV receiver is required.
However, users frequently want to generate their own patterns to exercise some particular attribute of the HDTV receiver being tested.
Introduced to dealers this May in Las Vegas at the company's annual dealer line show, Mitsubishi's HDTV systems consist of seven HDTV-upgradeable televisions and the HD-1080 HDTV Receiver. Priced from $3,895 and up, these televisions are equipped with high- performance NTSC receivers, with a proprietary HD RGB input for connection to the HD-1080 HDTV Receiver.
Britain's Consumers' Association has determined that the most efficient HDTV receiver consumes 16 watts in "active standby" mode -- 16 times the energy that a traditional analog TV consumes on "passive standby" mode.
The prototype showcased at CES was an HDTV receiver combined with a Divx player.
One study found that consumers would be willing to pay only $150 more than they're paying now for digital TV; another study indicated that 86 percent of consumers would buy an HDTV receiver within the first two years of launch.
The HD-XSP includes full input connectivity for all types of digital and analog sources including Blu-ray Disc[R] players, HDTV receivers, game consoles, computers, media servers and mobile devices.
The HDTV receivers are expected to cost between EUR250 and EUR300 and will be available early next year, initially in volume only, produced by Philips, Humax and Pace Micro.
LG Electronics, for example, is introducing a broad line of digital TVs, digital HDTV receivers and digital recorders.
With mass production of HDTV sets by 2006, the prices of HDTV receivers are expected to drop dramatically into an affordable range.