Digital cable converters are boxes that allow feeds from the cable company to come through and split them up into the many different channels for the cable viewer. There are many different models that digital cable converter boxes come in, and the one that’s best for you will depend on what your budget is, and what kind of digital cable converter box you want.
Types of Digital Cable Converters
There are two main types of digital cable converter boxes that are widely available from cable companies. The first is a basic model that will only transmit signals that are sent by the cable company. These cable companies do not allow the viewer to do anything but watch the channels that the viewer subscribes to. However, there are other digital cable converters that also come equipped with DVR capabilities. These boxes will record shows that are on television so that the person can watch them once the program has finished.
Features of Digital Cable Converters
Aside from the different types of digital cable converters, there are also many different cable boxes that offer many different features. Some will come with only the ability to watch television, while others will have features such as a television guide, weather reports, and on demand services, which allow viewers to simply order movies or television shows and watch them whenever they want. Cable companies usually have some or all of these features built right into their cable converter boxes so you’ll need to ask around and see what the different companies offer before choosing on a converter box.